Hey Space Placers!
Comet Siding Spring - see my last blog - passed Mars yesterday and all 3 NASA orbiting spacecraft are A-OK. I think ESA and India's orbiters are as well as I have not heard anything contrary.
Here is a NEAT pic of the comet and Mars from the live Slooh coverage:
And a beauty of a pic taken by Nick Howes and the tzecmaun observatory group:
It will take a week or so for the data and pics obtained by the orbiting spacecraft and the two rovers on the surface to be downloaded and analyzed. I am sure there will be some good stuff from this historic event.
Sky Guy in VA