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Hubble Images Uranus and Neptune in 2018

Hubble Images Uranus and Neptune in 2018

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NASA/ESA/Amy Simon (GSFC) and the OPAL Team/Joseph DePasquale (STScI)

Hubble Images Uranus and Neptune in 2018
New storms appeared in both Uranus’ (top) and Neptune’s (bottom) north polar regions in 2018. The Uranus storm was visible to ground-based telescopes as a bright spot, while the dark Neptune spot was only visible to the Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble can see at blue wavelengths at higher resolution than ground-based telescopes can.

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Original image data dated on or about November 17, 2018

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