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Image of strom on Neptune from Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA/ESA/GSFC/JPL.

Hubble spotted a mysterious dark spot on Neptune

Since it’s a discovery in the mid-19th century, Neptune has consistently been a planet of mystery. As the farthest planet from our Sun, Neptune-...
This artist’s impression shows the outermost planet of the Solar System, Neptune, and its small moon Hippocamp. Hippocamp was discovered in images taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Whilst the images taken with Hubble allowed astronomers to discover the moon and also to measure its diameter, about 34 kilometres, these images do not allow us to see surface structures.

Hubble helps uncover origin of Neptune’s smallest moon Hippocamp

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, along with older data from the Voyager 2 probe, have revealed more about the origin of Neptune’s...
Uranus looking totally messed up right now

Uranus looking totally messed up right now

The presence of a massive white cap on Uranus may appear to be disturbing, yet as planetary scientists are learning, this is the thing...
Kuiper Belt's ice cores Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser

Mystery orbits in outermost reaches of solar system not caused by Planet Nine, study

Some of the strangest orbits of some objects have reached our solar system. According to astronomers, these mysterious orbits are to be formed by a...
Catching the Shadow of the Neptunian Moon

Catching the Shadow of the Neptunian Moon

Scientists on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), are getting ready to study atmosphere on the Neptunian moon- Triton. According to reports, on Oct...
Scientists Predict Neptune's Chemical Makeup

Scientists Predict Neptune’s Chemical Makeup

Neptune is the eighth and farthest planet from the Sun in the Solar System. It has 17 times mass of Earth. As a gas giant (or...