Uranus like planet spotted far away
Uranus like planet spotted far away

A planet that resembles Uranus of our solar system has been spotted 25,000 light years away by astronomers.

Witness cosmic double play of Neptune, 'Dodgeball' Asteroid tonight
Witness cosmic double play of Neptune, 'Dodgeball' Asteroid tonight

Astronomers can enjoy a cosmic double play of Neptune and 'Dodgeball' Asteroid tonight.

Pluto-bound NASA spacecraft crosses Neptune`s orbit exactly 25 years after Voyager 2

NASA`s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft on Monday crossed the orbit of Neptune, which is its last major crossing before it reaches its final destination Pluto.

Colour map shows Neptune`s moon in new light

A US scientist has created the best global colour map so far of Neptune`s big moon Triton.

`Best-ever` global color map of Neptune`s strange Moon `Triton` constructed

Scientist has developed a new color map of Neptune`s Strange Moon Triton with the help of historic footage of Triton captured by NASA`s Voyager 2.

Bright star reveals new Neptune-sized exoplanet

An international team of astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet, christened "Kepler-410A b."

Centaurs may actually be comets, not asteroids

A new study of observations from NASA`s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has revealed that most centaurs - the small celestial bodies orbiting the sun between Jupiter and Neptune - are actually comets.

Violent winds on Uranus and Neptune confined to upper atmosphere

Uranus and Neptune have long been known to harbor swirling clouds and violent winds churning up their atmospheres.

`A day on Neptune is 16 hours long`

Neptune takes 15 hours, 57 minutes, and 59 seconds to rotate on its axis and complete one day.

Neptune completes 1st orbit around Sun

Hubble shot four images of Neptune from June 25 to 26, 2011. The images reveal pinkish high-altitude clouds composed of methane ice crystals in the northern and southern hemispheres.

Neptune completes revolution of sun

The blue coloured eighth planet of the solar system, will this year complete its first revolution of the sun since its discovery in 1846.

Day on Neptune lasts 15 hrs, 57 mins and 59 secs

A day on Neptune lasts precisely 15 hours, 57 minutes and 59 seconds, according to the first accurate measurement of its rotational period made by UA scientist Erich Karkoschka.

Trojan asteroids around Neptune could hit Earth

Material from the Trojan asteroids could go on to become comets that could strike our planet.

Giant comet ‘smacked Neptune 200 years ago’

Neptune was struck by a giant comet about two centuries ago, says a research.

Neptune to have water in future!

An icy comet might have smashed into Neptune two centuries ago—that’s what scientists have gauged from the latest measurements of gases in the atmosphere of the giant blue planet.

Extraterrestrial cyclone may help reveal Neptune’s internal structure

A team of astronomers has detected an extraterrestrial cyclone at Neptune’s south pole, which may improve our understanding of the violent weather conditions that rage across the distant planet and its internal structure.

Neptune may have gorged on a planet and stolen its moon

A team of scientists has suggested that Neptune may have polished off a super-Earth that once roamed the outer solar system and stolen its moon to boot.

`Oceans of diamonds` on Uranus and Neptune

Planetary scientists have claimed
that oceans of liquid diamond, topped with solid "icebergs" of
the precious gems, could be on Uranus and Neptune.

Neptune to rise, set opposite Sun tomorrow

Sky gazers are in for a celestial treat as the farthest planet Neptune will be at opposition, that is opposite to the sun on Monday night.