Neptune in Primary Colours

These two Hubble Space Telescope images provide views of weather on opposite hemispheres of Neptune.

Taken Aug. 13, 1996, with Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, these composite images blend information from different wavelengths to bring out features of Neptune's blustery weather.

Credit:

Lawrence Sromovsky (University of Wisconsin-Madison), NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9633a
Type:Collage
Release date:24 October 1996, 06:00
Size:850 x 490 px

About the Object

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

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