Brilliant Storms Reveal More Detail of Uranus

November 14, 2014 3:19 AM

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(Photo : Imke de Pater (UC Berkeley) & Keck Observatory images/(newscenter.berkeley.edu)) Infrared images of Uranus (1.6 and 2.2 microns) captured on Aug. 6, 2014. The white spot is an extremely large storm that was brighter than any feature ever recorded on the planet in the 2.2 micron band.

Excited astronomers have noticed that extreme storms on Uranus featuring huge and tremendously brilliant cloud systems are showing them more details about this planet.

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