Mars through the 40-inch
Mars as viewed from ANU's 40-inch telescope Siding Spring Observatory
Left: 26 July 2003 Right: 27 August 2003
Note the growth in the apparent size of Mars over just a month. Note also the shrinking of its southern polar cap. The small bright circular spot near top centre of the image at right is Olympus Mons, the biggest volcano in the Solar System.
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