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Uranus in Infrared

This infrared image of the dark side of the rings was taken by the Keck Observatory in 2007. The rings are visible because the widely separated ring particles scatter sunlight from the sunlit side of the planet to the dark side.

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Posted on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 12:02 AM
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