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Neptune Clouds Showing Vertical Relief

Thirty years ago, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft became the first, and so far only, visitor from Earth to Neptune. This image, taken two hours before closest approach, provides evidence of vertical relief in Neptune's bright cloud streaks.

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What's Up: August Skywatching Tips from NASA

August

2019
In the August sky, look for the "shooting stars" of the annual Perseid meteor shower for some stargazing delights.
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