Uranus colour Composite: Full-Size Image

Astronomers think there may be small, undetected moons orbiting close to Uranus. The structure of Uranus's system of 10 rings suggests that more than the 13 known inner moons are needed to keep the rings in place.

Credit:

NASA/ESA, M. Showalter (Stanford University/NASA/ESA Ames Research Center), J. Lissauer (NASA/ESA Ames Research Center)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0329b
Type:Observation
Release date:25 September 2003, 17:00
Size:260 x 260 px

About the Object

Name:Uranus
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
330 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
B
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
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