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HST images of Uranus and Neptune
titanicrivers
post Feb 14 2019, 09:16 PM
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Amazing new images from Hubble Space Telescope (HST) of Uranus and Neptune! https://earthsky.org/space/hubble-space-tel...-uranus-neptune
Here are the Hubble site images: http://hubblesite.org/images/news/release/2019-06
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antipode
post Feb 15 2019, 06:56 AM
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Uranus especially continues to surprise - Voyager IIs flyby timing and its camera's filterset certainly misled people about how dynamic its atmosphere can be.
In the continuing absence of the followup probes the two ice giants so badly deserve, I look forward to what the ELTs and next gen adaptive optics will achieve.
GMT arrival = 6 years with any luck.

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Actually, considering the large portion of the visible globe of Uranus covered by that seemingly bright cloud (I presume this is a near IR image), has it had any
effect on the planet's magnitude in the visible?
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post Feb 17 2019, 06:30 AM
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QUOTE (antipode @ Feb 15 2019, 07:56 AM) *
Uranus especially continues to surprise - Voyager IIs flyby timing and its camera's filterset certainly misled people about how dynamic its atmosphere can be.
In the continuing absence of the followup probes the two ice giants so badly deserve, I look forward to what the ELTs and next gen adaptive optics will achieve.
GMT arrival = 6 years with any luck.

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Actually, considering the large portion of the visible globe of Uranus covered by that seemingly bright cloud (I presume this is a near IR image), has it had any
effect on the planet's magnitude in the visible?



That was my question. Does Uranus have such complexity in the visible range? If so, that would be markedly different from the uniformity we saw during the Voyager flyby.
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- titanicrivers   HST images of Uranus and Neptune   Feb 14 2019, 09:16 PM
- - antipode   Uranus especially continues to surprise - Voyager ...   Feb 15 2019, 06:56 AM
|- - dolphin   QUOTE (antipode @ Feb 15 2019, 07:56 AM) ...   Feb 17 2019, 06:30 AM
|- - JRehling   QUOTE (dolphin @ Feb 16 2019, 11:30 PM) T...   Feb 18 2019, 06:26 PM
|- - JRehling   Here are pictures I personally took with a 235mm S...   Feb 18 2019, 07:38 PM
- - titanicrivers   Excellent questions Antipode and Dolphin and furth...   Feb 17 2019, 06:28 PM
- - titanicrivers   From the OPAL site the images of Uranus are taken ...   Feb 18 2019, 08:45 PM
|- - JRehling   The F845 filter is certainly what I'd call inf...   Feb 18 2019, 09:41 PM
|- - titanicrivers   QUOTE (JRehling @ Feb 18 2019, 03:41 PM) ...   Feb 18 2019, 10:41 PM
|- - JRehling   No, I see absolutely no features in Uranus with th...   Feb 18 2019, 11:40 PM
- - titanicrivers   Appreciate your expert commentary JRehling! W...   Feb 20 2019, 09:01 PM
- - titanicrivers   A new publication in Geophysical Research Letters ...   Mar 26 2019, 04:47 PM
- - titanicrivers   The December 2019 issue of Sky and Telescope has a...   Oct 24 2019, 07:42 PM
- - Ian R   Funnily enough, I remember an article of his in an...   Dec 21 2019, 02:37 PM
- - Decepticon   ^^ Did this article have a Concept mission for Ura...   Dec 21 2019, 11:51 PM
|- - titanicrivers   QUOTE (Decepticon @ Dec 21 2019, 05:51 PM...   Jan 9 2020, 08:44 PM
- - titanicrivers   An article speculating on the JWST observations co...   Feb 28 2020, 06:54 PM


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