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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-24 Uranus Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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A recent NASA Hubble Space Telescope view reveals Uranus surrounded by its four major rings and by 10 of its 17 known satellites.
PIA02963:
Hubble Finds Many Bright Clouds on Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-02 Uranus Voyager
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This computer enhancement of a NASA Voyager 2 image, emphasizes the high-level haze in Uranus' upper atmosphere. Clouds are obscured by the overlying atmosphere.
PIA01488:
Uranus' Upper Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1986-12-18 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This is an image of the planet Uranus taken by the spacecraft Voyager 2 in 1986.
PIA18182:
Uranus as seen by NASA's Voyager 2
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-20 Oberon Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Montage of Uranus' five largest satellites taken by NASA's Voyager 2. From to right to left in order of decreasing distance from Uranus are Oberon, Titania, Umbriel, Ariel, and Miranda.
PIA01361:
Uranus - Montage of Uranus' Five Largest Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-01 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two images of Uranus, one in true color and the other in false color, were compiled from images returned in 1986, by the narrow-angle camera of NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA00032:
Uranus in True and False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-01 Miranda Voyager
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This mosaic of Miranda was obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 during its close flyby of the Uranian moon. Miranda exhibits varied geologic provinces where ridges and valleys of one province are cut off against the boundary of the next province.
PIA00043:
Miranda - High Resolution Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two pictures of Uranus were compiled from images recorded by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 1O, 1986. This view is toward the planet's pole of rotation, which lies just left of center. The image on the right is a false-color image.
PIA01360:
Uranus, Toward the Planet's Pole of Rotation
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 U Rings Voyager
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Uranus' rings, photographed by NASA's Voyager 2 in 1986 as it approached the plane of the Uranian ring system.
PIA01487:
Uranus' Far-flung Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Uranus Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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Taken in 1997, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, using visible light, detected clouds in the northern hemisphere of Uranus.
PIA01279:
Hubble Spots Northern Hemispheric Clouds on Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-08 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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A sliver of Uranus is seen by NASA's Voyager 2. This image was taken through three color filters and recombined to produce the color image.
PIA01391:
Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Uranus Voyager
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A latitude-longitude grid superimposed on this false color image obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 in 1986 shows that Uranus' atmosphere circulates in the same direction as the planet rotates.
PIA01489:
Uranus' Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Uranus Voyager
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Processing brings out Uranus' atmosphere in this image taken by NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA01535:
Uranus' Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Miranda Voyager
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Uranus' moon Miranda is shown in a computer-assembled mosaic of images obtained Jan. 24, 1986, by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. Miranda is the innermost and smallest of the five major Uranian satellites,
PIA01490:
South Polar View of Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-11 Uranus Keck Telescope
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An infrared composite image of the two hemispheres of Uranus obtained with Keck Telescope adaptive optics.
PIA17306:
Keck Telescope views of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-21 Uranus Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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Taking its first peek at Uranus, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) detected six distinct clouds in images taken July 28,1997.
PIA01278:
Hubble Tracks Clouds on Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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This view of pale blue-green Uranus was recorded by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan 25, 1986, as the spacecraft left the planet behind. The thin crescent of Uranus is seen here between the spacecraft, the planet and the Sun.
PIA00143:
Uranus - Final Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Oberon Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Uranus' outermost and largest moon, Oberon, is seen in this image, obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 22, 1986. Oberon displays several distinct highly reflective (high-albedo) patches with low-albedo centers.
PIA01352:
Uranus' Largest Moon Oberon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Ariel Voyager
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NASA's Voyager 2 took this image on January 24, 1986, showing Ariel's surface densely pitted with craters. Numerous valleys and fault scarps crisscross the highly pitted terrain.
PIA01534:
Ariel's Densely Pitted Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-30 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 took this wide-angle image of Uranus' rings as the spacecraft neared the plane of the rings less than an hour before closest approach to the planet.
PIA01984:
Uranus' Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Ariel Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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On Jan. 24, 1986, NASA's Voyager 2 obtained this color picture of the Uranian moon, Ariel. Most of the visible surface consists of relatively intensely cratered terrain transected by fault scarps and fault-bounded valleys (graben).
PIA00041:
Ariel - Highest Resolution Color Picture
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Ariel Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Distinct bright patches are visible on Ariel, the brightest of Uranus' five largest satellites. NASA's Voyager 2 obtained this image Jan. 22, 1986, from a distance of 2.52 million kilometers (1.56 million miles).
PIA01351:
Bright Patches on Ariel
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 U Rings Voyager
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On Jan. 23, 1986, NASA's Voyager 2 discovered a tenth ring orbiting Uranus. The tenth ring is about midway between the bright, outermost epsilon ring and the next ring down, called delta.
PIA00035:
Uranus' Tenth Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This false-color picture of Uranus, obtained by NASA's Voyager on Jan. 14, 1986, shows a discrete cloud seen as a bright streak near the planet's limb.
PIA00370:
Uranus - Discrete Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Titania Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This high-resolution color composite of Titania was made from NASA's Voyager 2 images taken Jan. 24, 1986, as the spacecraft neared its closest approach to Uranus. A large, trenchlike feature is seen near the terminator.
PIA00036:
Titania High-Resolution Color Composite
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Uranus Voyager
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This image shows a crescent Uranus, a view that Earthlings never witnessed until Voyager 2 flew near and then beyond Uranus on Jan 24, 1986.
PIA00346:
Color Voyager 2 Image Showing Crescent Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-24 Miranda Voyager
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View of Miranda showing light and dark banded scarps near the boundary of the banded ovoid and a deep graben that bounds the ovoid in this region.
PIA02218:
Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of Miranda, Uranus' moon, was acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 24, 1986. Miranda displays a dramatically varied surface. Well shown are numerous ridges and valleys -- a topography that was probably produced by compressional tectonics.
PIA00044:
Miranda High Resolution of Large Fault
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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On Jan. 18, 1986, NASA's Voyager 2 discoverd three Uranus satellites. All three lie outside the orbits of Uranus nine known rings, the outermost of which, the epsilon ring, is seen at upper right.
PIA00368:
Uranus Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This NASA Voyager 2 image of the Uranian rings delta, gamma, eta, beta and alpha (from top) was taken Jan. 23, 1986.
PIA01981:
Rings of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-30 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color composite of the Uranian satellite Miranda was taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on January 24, 1986. Miranda, just 480 km (300 mi) across, is the smallest of Uranus' five major satellites
PIA00042:
Miranda - Highest Resolution Color Picture
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Oberon Voyager
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This image of Oberon, Uranus' outermost moon, was captured by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 24, 1986. Clearly visible are several large impact craters in Oberon's icy surface surrounded by bright rays.
PIA00034:
Oberon at Voyager Closest Approach
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-02 Ariel Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture is part of NASA's Voyager 2 imaging sequence of Ariel, a moon of Uranus taken on January 24, 1986. The complexity of Ariel's surface indicates that a variety of geologic processes have occurred.
PIA00037:
Ariel at Voyager Closest Approach
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-13 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Miranda, innermost of Uranus' large satellites, is seen at close range in this Voyager 2 image, taken Jan. 24, 1986, as part of a high-resolution 
mosaicing sequence.
PIA01354:
Uranus' Innermost Satellite Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-13 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 captured this view of the outer part of the Uranian ring system the morning of Jan. 24, 1986, just 11 minutes before passing through the ring plane.
PIA01355:
Outer Part of the Uranian Ring System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Miranda reveals a complex geologic history in this view, acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 24, 1986, around its close approach to the Uranian moon. At least three terrain types of different age and geologic style are evident.
PIA00141:
Miranda's Geologic History (Variety of Terrain)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of the Uranian moon, Miranda, was taken Jan 24, 1986 by NASA's Voyager 2. This image reveals a bewildering variety of fractures, grooves and craters, as well as features of different albedos (reflectancea).
PIA00140:
Miranda Fractures, Grooves and Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Miranda Voyager
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This image of Miranda, obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 on approach in 1986, shows an unusual 'chevron' figure and regions of distinctly differing terrain on the Uranian moon.
PIA00038:
Miranda - 'Chevron' Grooves
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 U Rings Voyager
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This false-color view of the rings of Uranus was made from images taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 21, 1986. All nine known rings are visible here; the somewhat fainter, pastel lines seen between them are contributed by the computer enhancement.
PIA00033:
Uranus Rings in False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Voyager 2 in 1986 revealed a continuous distribution of small particles throughout the Uranus ring system. This unique geometry, the highest phase angle at which Voyager imaged the rings, allowed us to see lanes of fine dust.
PIA00142:
Uranus Ring System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-21 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 returned this picture of the Uranus rings on Jan. 22, 1986, from a distance of 2.52 million kilometers (1.56 million miles). All nine known rings are visible in this image.
PIA01977:
Uranus Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Voyager 2 has discovered two 'shepherd' satellites associated with the rings of Uranus. The two moons, designated 1986U7 and 1986U8, are seen here on either side of the bright epsilon ring; all nine of the known Uranian rings are visible.
PIA01976:
Uranus Rings and Two Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Titania Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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On Jan. 24, 1986, NASA's Voyager 2 returned the highest-resolution picture of Titania, Uranus' largest satellite. Abundant impact craters of many sizes pockmark the ancient surface; most prominent features are fault valleys that stretch across Titania.
PIA00039:
Titania - Highest Resolution Voyager Picture
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-10-23 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These time-lapse images of Uranus. taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 14, 1986, show the movement of two small, bright, streaky clouds -- the first such features ever seen on the planet.
PIA00369:
Uranus Cloud Movement
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Uranus Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the planet Uranus reveals the planet's rings and bright clouds and a high altitude haze above the planet's south pole.
PIA01282:
Hubble Observes the Planet Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-30 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 acquired this high-resolution image of the epsilon ring of Uranus on Jan. 23, 1986. This clear-filter image from Voyager's narrow-angle camera has a resolution of about 10 km (6 mi).
PIA01983:
Epsilon Ring of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 Titania Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Voyager 2 obtained this full-disk view of Uranus' moon Titania in the early morning hours of Jan. 24, 1986, from a distance of about 500,000 kilometers (300,000 miles). Many circular depressions, probably impact craters, are visible in this clear-filter.
PIA01979:
Full-disk View of Titania
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Uranus Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope peered deep into Uranus' atmosphere to see clear and hazy layers created by a mixture of gases. Using infrared filters, Hubble captured detailed features of three layers of Uranus' atmosphere.
PIA01280:
Hubble Captures Detailed Image of Uranus' Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-24 Miranda Voyager
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One wide-angle and eight narrow-angle camera images of Miranda, taken by NASA's Voyager 2, were combined in this view. The controlled mosaic was transformed to an orthographic view centered on the south pole.
PIA02217:
Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 1986-01-25 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's icy moon Miranda is seen in this image from Voyager 2 on January 24, 1986.
PIA18185:
Miranda's Icy Face
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-30 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This silhouetted image of the rings of Uranus was taken by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft on Jan. 24, 1986, just 27 minutes before its closest approach to the planet.
PIA01985:
Rings of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Ariel Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This NASA Voyager 2 view of Uranus' moon Ariel's terminator shows a complex array of transecting valleys with super-imposed impact craters.
PIA01356:
Ariel's Transecting Valleys
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Uranus Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the planet Uranus reveals the planet's rings, at least five of the inner moons, and bright clouds in the planet's southern hemisphere.
PIA01281:
Hubble Observes the Moons and Rings of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-22 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This 'family portrait' of Uranus' five largest moons was compiled from images sent back Jan. 20, 1986, by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. Even in these distant views, the satellites exhibit distinct differences in appearance.
PIA01975:
Uranus - Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Uranus Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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These three NASA Hubble Space Telescope images of the planet Uranus reveal the motion of a pair of bright clouds in the planet's southern hemisphere, and a high altitude haze that forms a 'cap' above the planet's south pole.
PIA01283:
Hubble the Rotation of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-31 Umbriel Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The southern hemisphere of Umbriel displays heavy cratering in this NASA Voyager 2 image, taken Jan. 24, 1986. This frame is the most detailed image of Umbriel, the darkest of Uranus' larger moons.
PIA00040:
Umbriel at Closest Approach
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This Voyager 2 image of Miranda was taken Jan. 23, 1986, as the spacecraft neared Uranus. Miranda is the innermost of the five Uranian satellites known from Earth-based observations.
PIA01980:
Uranus Satellite - Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-11 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The outer rings of Uranus are visible in this image, obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 23, 1986. The outermost and brightest ring, called epsilon, is visible along with the fainter and narrower delta and gamma rings (from left).
PIA01350:
Rings of Uranus at 1.44 kilometers
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 Titania Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The terminator region of Titania, one of Uranus' five large moons, was captured in this Voyager 2 image obtained in the early morning hours of Jan. 24, 1986.
PIA01978:
Uranus Moon - Titania
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