The Rings of Uranus

This zoomed-in image of Uranus captured byJWST’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) reveals a stunning view of the planet’s rings. The planet displays a blue hue in this representative-color image made by combining data from two filters, 1.4 (blue) and 3.0 microns (orange).
Uranus is unique: It rotates on its side, at roughly a 90-degree angle from the plane of its orbit, so we see a top down view.
Image Credits: NASA / ESA / CSA / STScI
Image processing: J. DePasquale (STScI)

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