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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Uranus' rings silhouetted

Filed under pretty pictures, Voyager 1 and 2, Uranus' rings, Uranus

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Uranus' rings silhouetted Uranus's nine most prominent rings are seen in silhouette against the smooth globe of the planet in this Voyager 2 view from January 24, 1986, just 24 minutes before its closest approach.


Original image data dated on or about January 24, 1986


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