Uranus experiences sudden monster storm and leaves scientists amused

November 14, 2014 10:30 AM

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One of the prominent teams led by Imke de Pater of the University of California, Berkeley, told newspapers that he observed unusually strong storms on Uranus. According to a statement made in Berkeley, the researchers observed extremely bright and strong storms on the face of Uranus on August 5 and 6, using the observations made by W.M. Keck of Hawaii. In addition, a special team led by Kunio Sayanagi of Hampton University by using the Hubble Space Telescope on October 14 carried out further observations.

In the year 2007, Uranus observed a period of strong storms and huge cloud systems, when sunlight was hitting the planet squarely on its equator during the equinox. Moreover, such an event happens once every 42 years. It was studied that such violent weather would have been diminished by now, becaus...

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