View Full Version : New Hubble Photos of Uranus and Neptune

2005-Sep-12, 12:53 PM
SUMMARY: New photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope show details of the atmospheres on Uranus and Neptune. The photos were taken using Hubble's Imaging Spectrograph and Advanced Camera for Surveys in August 2003. Both planets have bands of clouds and haze lined up with the planets' equators. Astronomers use different kinds of filters to reveal different kinds of gasses in the clouds, and even their altitudes above the planets.

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