Addenda and corrigenda
The scarp pictured at top right is Santa Maria Rupes.
For Hubble’s photographs of Mars in 2003, when the planet made its closest approach to Earth for 60,000 years, see
In the Fact Box, the figures for Volume should read
6833 x 1010 km3 (63.08 relative to Earth)
The pictures of Comet Shoemaker–Levy and the mark it left on Jupiter were taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
For a more recent Hubble view of the centre of the Trifid Nebula, see
The top picture was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
For a Hubble view of the Sombrero galaxy, see
The Hubble Deep Field has been superseded by the Hubble Ultra Deep Field – see
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