Neptune in Natural Colors

Stsci_2004-05e_1024

stsci_2004-05e January 22nd, 2004

Credit: NASA and Erich Karkoschka, University of Arizona

A 2004 Hubble Space Telescope image of Neptune.

Provider: Space Telescope Science Institute

Image Source: https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2004/news-2004-05

Curator: STScI, Baltimore, MD, USA

Image Use Policy: http://hubblesite.org/copyright/

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Image Details

Image Type
Planetary
Object Name
Neptune
Subject - Solar System
Planet > Type > Gas Giant

Distance

Universescale1
0 ly

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 20h 56m 55.4s
DEC = -17° 15’ 20.7”
Constellation
Capricornus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Hubble (STIS) Optical (G430L) 430.0 nm
Hubble (STIS) Optical (G750L) 750.0 nm
Hubble (STIS) Optical (CLEAR) -
Hubble (STIS) (F28X50LP) -
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Stsci_2004-05e_1280
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ID
2004-05e
Subject Category
A.1.1.2  
Subject Name
Neptune
Credits
NASA and Erich Karkoschka, University of Arizona
Release Date
2004-01-22T00:00:00
Lightyears
4.58e-4
Redshift
4.58e-4
Reference Url
https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2004/news-2004-05
Type
Planetary
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Distance from Sun in miles: 2.69 billion
Facility
Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble
Instrument
STIS, STIS, STIS, STIS
Color Assignment
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
G430L, G750L, CLEAR, F28X50LP
Central Wavelength
430, 750, -, -
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
Reference Value
314.23086667, -17.25575833
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
Position
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
STScI
URL
http://hubblesite.org
Name
Space Telescope Science Institute Office of Public Outreach
Email
outreach@stsci.edu
Telephone
410-338-4444
Address
3700 San Martin Drive
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
USA
Rights
http://hubblesite.org/copyright/
Publisher
STScI
Publisher ID
stsci
Resource ID
STSCI-H-p0405e-f-300x300.tif
Resource URL
https://mast.stsci.edu/api/latest/Download/file?uri=mast:OPO/product/STSCI-H-p0405e-f-300x300.tif
Related Resources
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2004/05, http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/29
Metadata Date
2022-09-07T00:00
Metadata Version
1.2
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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