Hubble’s Grand Tour of the Outer Solar System

  • Released Thursday, November 18, 2021

From its vantage point high above Earth’s atmosphere, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has completed its annual grand tour of the outer solar system – returning crisp images that are almost as good as earlier snapshots from interplanetary spacecraft. This is the realm of the giant planets— Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune – extending as far as 30 times the distance between Earth and the Sun.

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Music Credits:
“Crescent Moon” by Laetitia Frenod [SACEM] via Koka Media [SACEM], Universal Production Music France [SACEM], and Universal Production Music

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This page was originally published on Thursday, November 18, 2021.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:43 PM EDT.


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