17 February 2006
Vol 311, Issue 5763

About The Cover

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COVER Schematic view of Uranus and its rings and inner moons. Recent Hubble Space Telescope images revealed the wide, tenuous outer two rings and several tiny moons. The planet itself is shown in approximately real color. Small moons are shown as sequences of colored dots that represent their orbital motion. See page 973. Image: M. R. Showalter