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bunker9603
2011-Jul-13, 01:04 AM
Neptune Completes First Orbit Of The Sun Since Its Discovery By Humans

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - Today, Neptune has arrived at the same location in space where it was discovered nearly 165 years ago. To commemorate the event, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has taken these "anniversary pictures" of the blue-green giant planet.

http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=37684

Middenrat
2011-Jul-13, 01:30 AM
#2 titbit, the barycentre anniversary was the day before.