Uranus with rings and moons

A near-infrared view of the giant planet Uranus with rings and some of its moons, obtained on November 19, 2002, with the ISAAC multi-mode instrument on the 8.2-m VLT ANTU telescope at the ESO Paranal Observatory (Chile). The moons are identified; the unidentified, round object to the left is a background star. The image scale in indicated by the bar.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0237b
Type:Observation
Release date:20 December 2002
Related releases:eso0237
Size:1460 x 1698 px

About the Object

Name:Uranus
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• X - Solar System

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
K
2.2 μm Very Large Telescope
ISAAC

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