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View Resource New Images from Hubble and Galileo: Hubble Finds Many Bright Clouds on Uranus

NASA has recently released a number of new images from the Hubble Space Telescope and the Galileo Project. Hubble has discovered about twenty orange-colored clouds near the prominent bright band of Uranus which circle the planet at more than 300 mph. The site offers a press release and images in several formats.
View Resource Planetary Fact Sheets

Offered by the National Space Science Data Center of NASA, the Planetary Fact Sheets Web site contains helpful information for students studying astronomy. The site lists links to all of the planets, their satellites, and their rings, as well as to tables comparing all the planets. The planet pages contain a photograph and a simple list of dozens of facts such as mass, volume, distance to the...