PIA02220: Neptune Shadows
 Target Name:  Neptune
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Voyager
 Spacecraft:  Voyager 2
 Instrument:  VG ISS - Narrow Angle
 Product Size:  425 x 720 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P34670
 Primary Data Set:  Voyager EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02220.tif (112.2 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02220.jpg (17.39 kB)

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This image of Neptune shows the discovery of shadows in Neptune's atmosphere, shadows cast onto a deep cloud band by small elevated clouds. They are the first cloud shadows ever seen by Voyager on any planet. Estimates of the height of these discrete clouds above the underlying cloud bank can be obtained by careful analysis of this data. The Voyager Mission is conducted by JPL for NASA'S Office of Space Science and Applications.

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