PIA01493: Neptune's Rings
Target Name: Neptune
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Voyager
Spacecraft: Voyager 2
Product Size: 1469 x 1160 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P35060
Addition Date: 1998-10-30
Primary Data Set: Voyager EDRs
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA01493.jpg (144.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

In Neptune's outermost ring, 39,000 miles out, material mysteriously clumps into three arcs. Voyager 2 acquired this image as it encountered Neptune in August of 1989.

JPL manages and controls the Voyager project for NASA's Office of Space Science.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
1998-10-30