Animation of the discovery
images of S/1999 U2. Each image in the loop sequence of 3 images is an
8 minute exposure (are shown is approximately 20 seconds of arc on a side,
or 300 000 kilometers at the distance of Uranus).The images were taken
about 2 hours apart. The satellite is moving down and to the left
on this image, other "moving" targets are cosmic rays (noise) and do not
move in a fashion consistent with a satellite of Uranus.
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