Uranus Composite Ring Image
W. M. Keck Observatory (Marcos van Dam)
Keck II composite image of Uranus taken on May 28, 2007. The image is comprised of two different types of infrared light, which is invisible to human eyes. The exposures were assigned artificial color to show details in the planet and the rings. The body of planet Uranus appears brighter in one filter (H-band), and the rings appear relatively stronger in the other filter (K-band).