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Power Up! Distant Uranus Sees A Storm Surge Of ‘Monstrous’ Proportions

Who can imagine Uranus as a quiet planet now? The Keck Observatory caught some spectacular pictures of the gas giant…

6 years ago

Cassini’s View of Another Pale Blue Dot

When you hear the words "pale blue dot" you're probably reminded of the famous quote by Carl Sagan inspired by…

6 years ago

Astrophoto: Uranus at Opposition

Last week, we asked if you were looking for an observing challenge: looking for planet Uranus when it reached opposition…

6 years ago

Uranus: A Guide to its 2013 Opposition

Up for a challenge? Got a big 12” light bucket of a Dobsonian telescope and looking for something new to…

6 years ago

Trojan Asteroid Found Orbiting Uranus

What’s new in the outer reaches of our solar system? Try the discovery of a Trojan asteroid orbiting Uranus. While…

6 years ago

Uranus Is Being Chased By Asteroids!

As Uranus speeds in its orbit in the solar system, there are three large space rocks that are in lockstep…

7 years ago

27 Years Ago: Voyager 2’s Visit to Uranus

Image of Uranus' crescent taken by a departing Voyager 2 on January 25, 1986 (NASA/JPL) 27 years ago today, January…

7 years ago

Uranus has Bizarre Weather

New infrared images of Uranus show details not seen before. Credit: NASA/ESA/L. A. Sromovsky/P. M. Fry/H. B. Hammel/I. de Pater/K.…

7 years ago

The Moon from Earth As You’ve Never Seen it Before

The Morteus region on the Moon, taken from the suburbs of Paris, France. Credit: Thierry Legault. Used by permission. Think…

7 years ago

Hubble Reveals Curious Auroras on Uranus

[/caption] Astronomers have finally succeeded in capturing the first Earth-based images of the curious and fleeting auroras of Uranus using…

8 years ago