Neptune’s Disappearing Clouds Linked to the Solar Cycle

  • Released Thursday, August 17th, 2023

Recent observations from the Hubble Space Telescope show that Neptune's clouds are almost completely disappearing!

Astronomers report that their continual monitoring of Neptune’s weather uncovered a link between its shifting cloud abundance and the 11-year solar cycle, where the Sun’s activity waxes and wanes under the driving force of its entangled magnetic field.

For more information, visit https://nasa.gov/hubble.

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