Backpack Bugs, Uranus Revealed, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

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Uranus Revealed
Researcher Erich Karkoschka took a new approach to 28-year-old Voyager 2 images of Uranus's southern hemisphere. Through manipulation of contrast and other modifications, Karkoschka revealed hidden features of the planetary region once thought fairly bland. Scientists can now tell that patches of wind move against the larger currents, and hidden structures may exist within the distant gas giant. Erich Karkoschka
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