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Hubble Watches Neptune’s Dark Storm Die

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For the first time, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured time-lapse images of a large, dark storm on Neptune shrinking out of existence. A recent Hubble program called Outer Planets Atmosphere Legacy, or OPAL, provides yearly global maps of our gas giant planets, allowing planetary scientists to view changes in formations such as Neptune's dark storms.

Read the full story on https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/hubble-sees-neptunes-mysterious-shrinking-storm

View the full image release - http://hubblesite.org/news_release/news/2018-08

Find the science paper - https://media.stsci.edu/preview/file/science_paper/file_attachment/306/wong_accepted_AJ_paper.pdf

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Katrina Jackson

Music credit: "Struggling in the City" by Emre Ramazanoglu [PRS], Jamie Michael Bradley Reddington [PRS], and Patrick Green [PRS]; Atmosphere Music Ltd [PRS]; BLOCK; Killer Tracks Production Music

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