Neptune in Primary Colours

Clouds elevated above most of the methane absorption appear white, while the very highest clouds tend to be yellow-red as seen in the bright feature at the top of the image.

Credit:

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

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9633c
Type:Observation
Release date:24 October 1996, 06:00
Size:290 x 290 px

About the Object

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

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BandTelescope
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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