Hubble Tracks Clouds on Uranus

Taking its first peek at Uranus, NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) has detected six distinct clouds in images taken July 28, 1997.

Credit:

Erich Karkoschka (University of Arizona), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9736a
Type:Collage
Release date:20 November 1997, 06:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

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

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BandWavelengthTelescope
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Near-IR
1.1 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS
Infrared
Near-IR
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS
Infrared
Near-IR
1.9 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS

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