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Uranus South Polar Atmospheric Structure

Uranus South Polar Atmospheric Structure

NASA / JPL / Daniel Macháček

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.

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

Original image data dated on or about January 24, 1986

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