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Hubble Provides A Moving Look At Neptune's Stormy Disposition

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October 15, 1998
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University Of Wisconsin, Madison
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Using powerful ground- and space-based telescopes, scientists have obtained a moving look at some of the wildest, weirdest weather in the solar system. Combining simultaneous observations of Neptune made with the Hubble Space Telescope and NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, a team of scientists led by Lawrence A. Sromovsky of the University of Wisconsin-Madison has captured the most insightful images to date of a planet whose blustery weather - monster storms and equatorial winds of 900 miles per hour - bewilders scientists.

MADISON - Using powerful ground- and space-based telescopes, scientists have obtained a moving look at some of the wildest, weirdest weather in the solar system.


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University Of Wisconsin, Madison. "Hubble Provides A Moving Look At Neptune's Stormy Disposition." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981014075103.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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