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    Uranus X-Rays are Probably Reflected Sunlight, but There Could be Another Source as W

    X-rays offer a unique insight into the astronomical world.  Invisible to the naked eye, most commonly they are thought of as the semi-dangerous source of medical scans.  However, X-ray observatories, like the Chandra X-ray Observatory are capable of seeing astronomical features that no other telescope can.  Recently scientists found some of those X-rays coming from …
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    I thought Uranus was where the Sun don't shine?

    ...I'll get my coat.
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    My wife sent me this story via another science news site, I thought she was spoofing me :
    https://www.livescience.com/uranus-x...-detected.html

    The headline was (not kidding) " Mysterious X-rays are flaring out of Uranus"


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    The Sun X-ray is very weak, especially at such a distance.

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