Dark Spot on Neptune

The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new great dark spot, located in the northern hemisphere of the planet Neptune. Because the planet's northern hemisphere is now tilted away from Earth, the new feature appears near the limb of the planet.

Credit:

H. Hammel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9521b
Type:Collage
Release date:19 April 1995, 20:00
Size:800 x 450 px

About the Object

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

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