Neptune - Enhanced Color

This image shows the planet Neptune with its colours enhanced. Astronomers used Hubble’s assortment of filters to pinpoint high altitude clouds floating above the methane rich atmosphere.

Credit:

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

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0522c
Release date:1 September 2005, 15:00
Size:300 x 300 px

About the Object

Name:Neptune
Type:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Category:Solar System

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