Re: [thefixedstars] Uranus - interesting
- I knew about Cupid, Mab and Margaret (see the
Centaurs2 list), but not about Perdita, Francisco and
Mark A. Holmes
--- "Diana K. Rosenberg" <ye-stars@...>
> HUBBLE SPIES NEW URANUS RINGS AND MOONS__________________________________________
> When people think of the best Hubble Space Telescope
> targets, planets might
> not come to mind. Yet the telescope's Advanced
> Camera for Surveys continues
> to make unexpected discoveries within our solar
> system. Mark Showalter (SETI
> Institute) and Jack Lissauer (NASA/Ames Research
> Center) looked at the
> Uranus four times between July 2003 and August 2005
> and recovered a
> satellite first observed in Voyager 2 images shot in
> 1986 (now named
> Perdita). It also found two new moons, which go by
> the names Mab and Cupid.
> More interesting were two new tenuous rings girdling
> the planet....
> > http://SkyandTelescope.com/news/article_1651_1.asp
> Love, Diana
> Website: http://pw1.netcom.com/~ye-stars/
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