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Neptune in IR

Neptune in IR

NASA,�ESA, E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona), and H.B. Hammel (Space Science Institute, Boulder, Colorado)

Neptune in IR
These two IR images of Neptune were taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2005 with a long-pass 850 nm filter. The south pole is at bottom. Heterogeneous belts and spots are visible in the southern hemisphere, as well as a bright limb on the winter north pole.

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