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Hubble Tracks Clouds on Uranus

Hubble Tracks Clouds on Uranus

Depicts: Uranus
Copyright: Erich Karkoschka (University of Arizona), and NASA

At visible and near-infrared light, sunlight is reflected from hazes and clouds in the atmosphere of Uranus. However, at near-infrared light, absorption by gases in the Uranian atmosphere limits the view to different altitudes, causing intense contrasts and colors.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
3-Dec-2021 20:10 UT

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