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Near-Infrared Uranus and Moons (Unlabeled)
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Near-Infrared Uranus and Moons (Unlabeled)
Date: 19 Nov 2002

This photo shows a near-infrared view of the giant planet Uranus with rings and some of its moons, obtained on November 19, 2002, with the ISAAC multi-mode instrument on the 8.2-m VLT ANTU telescope at the ESO Paranal Observatory (Chile).

From top to bottom, the moons are Titania, Umbriel, Portia, Miranda, Puck, Ariel, and Oberon. The unidentified, round object to the left is a background star.

Image Credit: ESO

Credit: ESO

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