Thursday, August 23, 2007

Last week (8/14/07) Hubble Space Telescope captured a rare image of the ring system of the planet Uranus. Earthbound astronomers only see the rings' edge every 42 years as the planet follows a leisurely 84-year orbit about the sun. The last time the rings were tilted edge-on to Earth, astronomers didn't even know they existed.

Read more at NASA linked here.

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