Many Bright Clouds on Uranus

A recent Hubble Space Telescope view reveals Uranus surrounded by its four major rings and by 10 of its 17 known satellites. This false-color image was generated by Erich Karkoschka using data taken on August 8, 1998, with Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer.

Credit:

Erich Karkoschka (University of Arizona) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9835a
Type:Observation
Release date:14 October 1998, 06:00
Size:650 x 600 px

About the Object

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

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
900 nm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS
Infrared
Near-IR
1.1 μm Very Large Telescope (VLT)
NICMOS
Infrared
Near-IR
1.7 μm Very Large Telescope (VLT)
NICMOS

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