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.
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Uranus' Atmosphere

A latitude-longitude grid superimposed on this Voyager 2 false color image shows that Uranus' atmosphere circulates in the same direction as the planet rotates.

JPL manages and controls the Voyager project for NASA's Office of Space Science.

Image details

ID#:
PIA01489

Date added:
1998-10-30

Target:
Uranus

Mission:
Voyager

Spacecraft:
Voyager 2

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA01489.tif (2.3 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA01489.jpg (0.09 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL