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Fraser
2013-Jan-24, 10:50 PM
Image of Uranus’ crescent taken by a departing Voyager 2 on January 25, 1986 (NASA/JPL) 27 years ago today, January 24, 1986, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft sped past Uranus, becoming simultaneously*the first and last spacecraft to visit the blue-tinged gas giant, third largest planet in the Solar System. The image above shows the crescent-lit Uranus [...]

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