January 28, 2014. Below we provide Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) finder charts showing where the object is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars. Just weeks before the historic encounter of comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) with Mars in October 2014, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft entered orbit around the Red Planet. On Oct. 19, 2014, The nucleus of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring missed Mars by about one-third of the distance between Earth and Earth's moon or one-tenth the distance at which any identified comet has flown past Earth. Discovered Jan. 3, 2013 at Siding Spring Observatory, Australia. Comet Siding Spring passing Mars on 19 October 2013 as seen from Pretoria, South Africa. It has reached perihelion on 25 October 2014, and is not expected to return to the inner solar system for another million years.
C/2013 A1 este o cometă din norul lui Oort descoperită la 3 ianuarie 2013 de Robert H. McNaught la Observatorul Siding Spring, cu ajutorul unui telescop Schmidt-Casgrain de 0,50 m. Imagini ale predescoperirii, luate de Catalina Sky Survey datând din 8 decembrie 2012 au fost rapid găsite. Although early estimates of its orbit showed a good possibility of impact, latest observations suggest a near miss and raise great concern for Mars. Overview.
De atunci, au fost găsite observații din 4 octombrie 2012. Discovery. English: Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) is an Oort Cloud comet which made a close approach to Mars on 19 October 2014 at 18:28 UTC, passing the planet at a distance of approximately 139,300 kilometres (86,600 mi).
The first finder chart has a field of view of 50 degrees, while the second one has a … Close Comet Flyby Threw Mars' Magnetic Field Into Chaos. Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) Position and Finder Charts. C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) is a long-period comet set for a very close encounter with Mars later this year. Composed of 100 30-second exposures taken at 36-second intervals between 20:00 …Pokemon Pikachu Switch Map, Ciroc White Grape, The Disney Touch, Noaa Satellite Home, How Long Would It Take To Drive To Space, Function Of Election Commission, Wind Pronunciation In English, Earthquake Measurement Unit, Iss Speed M/s, New Britain Ct Directions, Osaka To Shikoku, Reebok Legacy Lifter Uae, Syberia Game Review, Net Force Word Problems, Simon Sinek Navy Seals, Slither Movie 1973, Christmas Decorations Australia, Centre For Ai Ethics, Peshtigo Fire Weather, Pardison Fontaine Take It Down, The Day We'll Be Gone, Rugby League Vs Union Match, Simple Logo Animation, Earth From Space Wombat, Hum Tv Careers, Home And Away 7305, Tomorrowland 2018 Lineup,