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Hubble finds new moon orbiting Neptune

The location of a newly discovered moon, designated N orbiting Neptune, is seen in this composite Hubble Space Telescope handout image taken in August REUTERS/NASA/ESA/M. Showalter/SETI Institute/Handout via Reuters

Nova lua de Netuno é descoberta em arquivo do Hubble

In space: This diagram released by NASA shows the orbits of several moons located close to the planet Neptune. Neptune's largest moon, Triton, was discovered in just days after the planet itself was found

Since Neptune takes so long to go around the sun once, seasons on the planet last for many Earth years. This Hubble Telescope picture shows the Southern Hemisphere of Neptune in spring, which began in the 1960s.

Neptune Explained

Since Neptune takes so long to go around the sun once, seasons on the planet last for many Earth years. This Hubble Telescope picture shows the Southern Hemisphere of Neptune in spring, which began in the

On this day in 1846, German astronomer, Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the eighth planet in the solar system, Neptune, at the Berlin Observatory. This planet was named Neptune, as its blue gaseous surface and massive size (its diameter four times that of Earth) seemed reminiscent of the Roman God of Sea.

Springtime on Neptune 1998 Image of Neptune - Credit: NASA, L. Sromovsky, and P. Fry (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

This is my favorite planet...........

The Hubble Space Telescope is able to continue study on Neptune, and the image demonstrates the storm activity on the planet. Neptune's atmosphere is a dynamic place.

Subtle colour differences on Saturn's moon Mimas are apparent in this false-colour view of Herschel Crater captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest-ever flyby of that moon.

Subtle color differences on Saturn's moon Mimas are apparent in this false-color view of Herschel Crater captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest-ever flyby of that moon on Feb. The crater is 80 miles kilometers) wide.

Cassiopeia A-- The colorful aftermath of a violent stellar death

Cassiopeia A - The colourful aftermath of a violent stellar death Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgement: Robert A. Fesen (Dartmouth College, USA) and James Long (ESA/Hubble)

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