Hubble Sees New Dark Spot on Neptune

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New images obtained on May 16, 2016, by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a dark vortex in the atmosphere of Neptune. This full visible-light image shows that the dark feature resides near and below a patch of bright clouds in the planet’s southern hemisphere.

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and M.H. Wong and J. Tollefson (UC Berkeley)