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Hubble Spots Northern Hemispheric Clouds On Uranus

Hubble Spots Northern Hemispheric Clouds On Uranus


Depicts: Uranus
Copyright: Heidi Hammel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and NASA

The "red" image is taken at 6,190 Angstroms, and is sensitive to absorption by methane molecules in the planet's atmosphere. The banded structure of Uranus is evident, and the small cloud near the northern limb is now visible.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
3-Dec-2021 20:01 UT

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