Science Did comet dust light up the Martian sky?

Scientists say they are surprised at the amount of dust that fell to Mars as the Red Planet was buzzed by Comet Siding Spring last month.

By , SPACE.com

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A rare close encounter between Mars and a comet last month pummeled the Red Planet with cometary dust, which likely left a yellow glow in the Martian sky, scientists revealed today (Nov. 7).