Of all the planets in our solar system, I’m usually guilty of thinking poor old Uranus is pretty bland and uninteresting. In fact, the only interesting things I can ever think to say about it are that it orbits the sun on its side… and has a pretty exciting story attached to its discovery.
Reports are circulating that a bright spot has appeared in its atmosphere. Amateur astronomers are urged to help with the investigation as it may result in a closer look by Hubble.
Full story at Discovery News.