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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Uranus South Polar Atmospheric Structure

Filed under pretty pictures, atmospheres, amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, Uranus

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Uranus South Polar Atmospheric Structure Voyager 2's best image of Uranus' south pole, processed to bring out atmospheric structure. The circular feature is real, but some details are not. In particular, nearly horizontal lines are artifacts from flatfielding.

NASA / JPL / Daniel Macháček

Original image data dated on or about January 24, 1986.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Daniel Macháček

 

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