2004 Press Releases

The Power of Keck Adaptive Optics: Uranus on July 9, 2004 UT. Two sets of exposures compare Keck AO system off (left) to Keck AO system on (right).

Upper image: Uranus, its rings and moon Miranda at near infrared wavelengths of 2.2 microns.

Lower image: Uranus and its atmospheric details as seen in near infrared wavelengths of 1.6 microns. The image has been doubled in size.

photo credit: Heidi Hammel, Space Science Institute, Boulder, CO; Imke de Pater, University of California, Berkeley; W. M. Keck Observatory

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