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Planets and moons

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Picture of Uranus by Firmato on DeviantArt

Description Today's picture, taken on November 14th 2009 at 3:52 am. Using the 98 in Hooker telescope. Here is the planet Uranus the seventh planet from the son and 2.57 billion km away from earth. A great deal of work went into getting this shot. Most of the effort went into getting a picture of the rings. Uranus's rings are the 2nd most complex ring structure after Saturn. Although not shown in the picture there are often waves in-between the ring structures. Uranus can be viewed by the…

All sizes | Jupiter and Ganymede in Near-UV and Blue | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A new Jupiter to add to the Hubble Jupiter collection, this time in near-ultraviolet and visible blue light. Note this is not far enough into ultraviolet to view the auroras, just in case you were wondering. The Great Red Spot is just coming into view as the planet and its bands rotate about its axis. However, at these wavelengths, it is quite dark, and appears blue with this processing. Red Spot Junior is also prominently visible as another dark blue spot. Of particular interest to me, and…

Dathomir was a remote, neutral planet in the Quelli sector and the home of the Nightsisters. The planet, lit red by its central star, had numerous continents that were overrun with vegetation, forests, and swamplands. The dark side of the Force had an immensely strong presence on Dathomir, which...

Dathomir, nicknamed the "rancor planet," was a remote, neutral and obscure planet in the Dathomir system of the Quelli sector in the Outer Rim Territories and New Territories of the galaxy. It was the home of the Nightsisters, Nightbrothers, Blue Coral Divers Clan, Singing Mountain, and the Howling Crag. The planet, bathed in blood-red light by its central star, had numerous continents that were overrun with vegetation, forests, and swamplands. The dark side of the Force had an immensely…