Hubble Makes Movie of Neptune's Dynamic Atmosphere

New NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images of the distant planet Neptune show a dynamic atmosphere and capture the fleeting orbits of its satellites. The images have been assembled into a time-lapse movie revealing the orbital motion of the satellites.

Credit:

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

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo0522a
Type:Collage
Release date:1 September 2005, 15:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

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

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Optical Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
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ACS

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