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2005 (continued)

  • 9/1/2005 Hubble Makes Movie of Neptune's Dynamic Atmosphere STScI-2005-22 11. Hubble Makes Movie of Neptune's Dynamic Atmosphere NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures the distant blue-green world, Neptune, and its satellites in this portrait. Astronomers used Hubble’s assortment of filters to pinpoint... (More)
  • 2/16/2005 Saturn's Auroras Defy Scientists' Expectations STScI-2005-06 12. Saturn's Auroras Defy Scientists' Expectations The dancing light of the auroras on Saturn behaves in ways different from how scientists have thought possible for the last 25 years. New research by a team of astronomers... (More)

2004

  • 5/26/2004 Saturn Seen from Far and Near STScI-2004-18 13. Saturn Seen from Far and Near As Saturn grows closer through the eyes of the Cassini spacecraft, which is hurtling toward a rendezvous with the ringed world on June 30 (July 1, Universal Time), both Cassini... (More)

2003

  • 9/9/2003 The Slant on Saturn's Rings STScI-2003-23 14. The Slant on Saturn's Rings This is a series of images of Saturn, as seen at many different wavelengths, when the planet's rings were at their maximum tilt of 27 degrees toward Earth. Saturn experiences seasonal... (More)
  • 5/15/2003 Brighter Neptune Suggests a Planetary Change of Seasons STScI-2003-17 15. Brighter Neptune Suggests a Planetary Change of Seasons Springtime is blooming on Neptune! This might sound like an oxymoron because Neptune is the farthest and coldest of the major planets. But observations... (More)

2001

  • 10/11/2001 Scientists Track "Perfect Storm" on Mars STScI-2001-31 16. Scientists Track "Perfect Storm" on Mars A pair of eagle-eyed NASA spacecraft — the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) and Hubble Space Telescope — are giving amazed astronomers a ringside seat to the biggest... (More)

2000

  • 12/14/2000 Satellite Footprints Seen in Jupiter Aurora STScI-2000-38 17. Satellite Footprints Seen in Jupiter Aurora In this Hubble telescope picture, a curtain of glowing gas is wrapped around Jupiter's north pole like a lasso. This curtain of light, called an aurora, is produced when high-energy... (More)

1999

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