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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Triton Voyager
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This computer generated montage created from images obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 shows Neptune as it would appear from a spacecraft approaching Triton, Neptune's largest moon at 2706 km (1683 mi) in diameter.
PIA00340:
Montage of Neptune and Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Triton Voyager
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This composite view from NASA's Voyager 2 shows Neptune on Triton's horizon. The foreground in this computer generated view of Triton's maria as they would appear from a point approximately 45 km above the surface.
PIA00344:
Neptune on Triton's Horizon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Uranus Voyager
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This image shows a crescent Uranus, a view that Earthlings never witnessed until Voyager 2 flew near and then beyond Uranus on Jan 24, 1986.
PIA00346:
Color Voyager 2 Image Showing Crescent Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Iapetus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's outermost large moon, Iapetus, has a bright, heavily cratered icy terrain and a dark terrain, as shown in this NASA Voyager 2 image taken on Aug. 22, 1981.
PIA00348:
Iapetus Bright and Dark Terrains
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-06 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jupiter, its Great Red Spot and three of its four largest satellites are visible in this photo taken Feb. 5, 1979, by Voyager 1. Io, Europa, and Callisto are seen against Jupiter's disk.
PIA00358:
Jupiter and Three Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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On Jan. 18, 1986, NASA's Voyager 2 discoverd three Uranus satellites. All three lie outside the orbits of Uranus nine known rings, the outermost of which, the epsilon ring, is seen at upper right.
PIA00368:
Uranus Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-10-23 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These time-lapse images of Uranus. taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 14, 1986, show the movement of two small, bright, streaky clouds -- the first such features ever seen on the planet.
PIA00369:
Uranus Cloud Movement
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This false-color picture of Uranus, obtained by NASA's Voyager on Jan. 14, 1986, shows a discrete cloud seen as a bright streak near the planet's limb.
PIA00370:
Uranus - Discrete Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This polar projection from NASA's Voyager 2 of Triton's southern hemisphere provides a view of the southern polar cap and bright equatorial fringe. The margin of the cap is scalloped, bright fringe probably consists of very fresh nitrogen frost or snow.
PIA00423:
Triton's Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-13 Sol (our sun) Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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This color image of the sun, Earth and Venus was taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft Feb. 14, 1990, when it was approximately 32 degrees above the plane of the ecliptic and at a slant-range distance of approximately 4 billion miles.
PIA00450:
Solar System Portrait - View of the Sun, Earth and Venus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-13 Sol (our sun) Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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The cameras of Voyager 1 on Feb. 14, 1990, pointed back toward the sun and took a series of pictures of the sun and the planets, making the first ever 'portrait' of our solar system as seen from the outside.
PIA00451:
Solar System Portrait - 60 Frame Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-12 Earth Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This narrow-angle color image of the Earth, dubbed 'Pale Blue Dot', is a part of the first ever 'portrait' of the solar system taken by NASA’s Voyager 1.
PIA00452:
Solar System Portrait - Earth as 'Pale Blue Dot'
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-13 Earth Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These six narrow-angle color images were made from the first ever 'portrait' of the solar system taken by NASA’s Voyager 1, which was more than 4 billion miles from Earth and about 32 degrees above the ecliptic.
PIA00453:
Solar System Portrait - Views of 6 Planets
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Europa Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color image of the Jovian moon Europa was acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 during its close encounter on Jul. 9, 1979. Europa, the size of our moon, is thought to have a crust of ice perhaps 100 kilometers thick which overlies the silicate crust.
PIA00459:
Europa During Voyager 2 Closest Approach
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Callisto Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The concentric rings surrounding Valhalla are perhaps the most distinctive geological feature on Callisto. This NASA Voyager 1 close-up shows a segment of the ridged terrain.
PIA00484:
Concentric Rings Surrounding Valhalla
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-01-08 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photograph of Neptune was reconstructed from two images taken by NASA's Voyager 2. At the north (top) is the Great Dark Spot, accompanied by bright, white clouds that undergo rapid changes in appearance.
PIA01142:
Neptune Scooter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-21 Jupiter Voyager
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This crescent view of Jupiter was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on Mar. 24, 1979.
PIA01324:
Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-11 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The outer rings of Uranus are visible in this image, obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 23, 1986. The outermost and brightest ring, called epsilon, is visible along with the fainter and narrower delta and gamma rings (from left).
PIA01350:
Rings of Uranus at 1.44 kilometers
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Ariel Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Distinct bright patches are visible on Ariel, the brightest of Uranus' five largest satellites. NASA's Voyager 2 obtained this image Jan. 22, 1986, from a distance of 2.52 million kilometers (1.56 million miles).
PIA01351:
Bright Patches on Ariel
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Oberon Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Uranus' outermost and largest moon, Oberon, is seen in this image, obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 22, 1986. Oberon displays several distinct highly reflective (high-albedo) patches with low-albedo centers.
PIA01352:
Uranus' Largest Moon Oberon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-13 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Miranda, innermost of Uranus' large satellites, is seen at close range in this Voyager 2 image, taken Jan. 24, 1986, as part of a high-resolution 
mosaicing sequence.
PIA01354:
Uranus' Innermost Satellite Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Ariel Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This NASA Voyager 2 view of Uranus' moon Ariel's terminator shows a complex array of transecting valleys with super-imposed impact craters.
PIA01356:
Ariel's Transecting Valleys
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-20 Oberon Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Montage of Uranus' five largest satellites taken by NASA's Voyager 2. From to right to left in order of decreasing distance from Uranus are Oberon, Titania, Umbriel, Ariel, and Miranda.
PIA01361:
Uranus - Montage of Uranus' Five Largest Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-14 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These three images of Neptune were acquired 90 minutes apart by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft on April 3, 1989, from a range of 208 million kilometers (129 million miles). Several atmospheric features (clouds) are visible.
PIA01363:
3 Images of Neptune
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-04 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 1 took this picture of the planet Jupiter on Jan. 6, 1979, the first in its three-month-long, close-up investigation of the largest planet.
PIA01371:
Voyager Picture of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-13 S Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Both the limb of Saturn and the shadow of its ring system are seen through the transparent C-ring in this striking picture taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on Nov. 9, 1980. Gaps and regions of high transparency are seen throughout the C-ring, especially in the a
PIA01374:
Saturn's Ring System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-17 Saturn Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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A vortex, or large atmospheric storm, is visible in this color composite of NASA's Voyager 2 Saturn images obtained Aug. 25, 1979 from a range of 1 million kilometers (620,000 miles).
PIA01379:
Saturnian Atmospheric Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of Jupiter was taken by Voyager 1. This image was taken through color filters and recombined to produce the color image. This photo was assembled from three black and white negatives by the Image Processing Lab at Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
PIA01384:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 S Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view shows some detail and differences in the complex system of rings. This was one of the first pictures obtained once NASA's Voyager 2 resumed returning images Aug. 29, 1979 after its scan platform was commanded to view Saturn.
PIA01389:
View of Saturn's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-08 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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A sliver of Uranus is seen by NASA's Voyager 2. This image was taken through three color filters and recombined to produce the color image.
PIA01391:
Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-02-23 Titan Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 obtained this wide-angle image of the night side of Titan on Aug. 25, 1979. This is a view of Titan's extended atmosphere. the bright orangish ring being caused by the atmosphere's scattering of the incident sunlight.
PIA01393:
Night Side of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Earth Voyager
VG Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Voyager 2 was launched on Aug. 20, 1977 from the NASA Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida where it was propelled into space on a Titan/Centaur rocket.
PIA01480:
Voyager 2 Launch
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 S Rings Voyager
VG Imaging Science Subsystem
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Possible variations in chemical composition from one part of Saturn's ring system to another are visible in this archival image from NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA01486:
Composition Differences within Saturn's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 U Rings Voyager
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Uranus' rings, photographed by NASA's Voyager 2 in 1986 as it approached the plane of the Uranian ring system.
PIA01487:
Uranus' Far-flung Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-02 Uranus Voyager
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This computer enhancement of a NASA Voyager 2 image, emphasizes the high-level haze in Uranus' upper atmosphere. Clouds are obscured by the overlying atmosphere.
PIA01488:
Uranus' Upper Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Uranus Voyager
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A latitude-longitude grid superimposed on this false color image obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 in 1986 shows that Uranus' atmosphere circulates in the same direction as the planet rotates.
PIA01489:
Uranus' Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Miranda Voyager
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Uranus' moon Miranda is shown in a computer-assembled mosaic of images obtained Jan. 24, 1986, by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. Miranda is the innermost and smallest of the five major Uranian satellites,
PIA01490:
South Polar View of Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Neptune Voyager
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This image was returned by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft on July 3, 1989. The planet and its largest satellite, Triton, are captured in view; Triton appears in the lower right corner at about 5 o'clock relative to Neptune.
PIA01491:
Neptune and Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Neptune Voyager
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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.
PIA01493:
Neptune's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photo, taken on Jan. 9, 1979 by NASA's Voyager 1, is dominated by the Great Red Spot. Swirling, storm-like features possibly associated with wind shear can be seen both to the left and above the Red Spot.
PIA01509:
Jupiter Full Disk with Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photo from NASA's Voyager 2 was taken on Jun. 9, 1979 and is centered over the long-lived disturbed region west of the Great Red Spot (GRS).
PIA01519:
Disturbed Region West of the Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Ariel Voyager
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NASA's Voyager 2 took this image on January 24, 1986, showing Ariel's surface densely pitted with craters. Numerous valleys and fault scarps crisscross the highly pitted terrain.
PIA01534:
Ariel's Densely Pitted Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Uranus Voyager
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Processing brings out Uranus' atmosphere in this image taken by NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA01535:
Uranus' Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Triton Voyager
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This color photo of Neptune's large satellite Triton was obtained on Aug. 24 1989. In reality, there is no part of Triton that would appear blue to the eye. The bright southern hemisphere of Triton, which fills most of this frame, is generally pink.
PIA01536:
Detail of Triton's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Triton Voyager
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This image of Triton was taken on Aug. 25 1989 by NASA's Voyager 2. The image was received at JPL four hours later at about 4:20 a.m. The smallest detail that can be seen is about 2.5 kilometers (1.5 miles) across.
PIA01537:
Triton Faults
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Triton Voyager
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Part of the complex geologic history of icy Triton, Neptune's largest satellite, is shown in this NASA Voyager 2 photo. The photo was received as part of a Triton-mapping sequence in 1989.
PIA01538:
Complex Geologic History of Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Neptune Voyager
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NASA's Voyager 2's post-encounter view of Neptune's south pole as the spacecraft sped away on a southward trajectory.
PIA01539:
Post-encounter View of Neptune's South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-11 S Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 acquired this photograph of Saturn's A-ring Aug. 26, 1981, from a distance of 227,800 kilometers (141,500 miles). This view of the ring's outer edge shows a small bright, clumpy ring within the Encke Gap.
PIA01952:
Saturn's A-ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-22 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This 'family portrait' of Uranus' five largest moons was compiled from images sent back Jan. 20, 1986, by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. Even in these distant views, the satellites exhibit distinct differences in appearance.
PIA01975:
Uranus - Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-21 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 returned this picture of the Uranus rings on Jan. 22, 1986, from a distance of 2.52 million kilometers (1.56 million miles). All nine known rings are visible in this image.
PIA01977:
Uranus Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 Titania Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The terminator region of Titania, one of Uranus' five large moons, was captured in this Voyager 2 image obtained in the early morning hours of Jan. 24, 1986.
PIA01978:
Uranus Moon - Titania
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 Titania Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Voyager 2 obtained this full-disk view of Uranus' moon Titania in the early morning hours of Jan. 24, 1986, from a distance of about 500,000 kilometers (300,000 miles). Many circular depressions, probably impact craters, are visible in this clear-filter.
PIA01979:
Full-disk View of Titania
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 Miranda Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This Voyager 2 image of Miranda was taken Jan. 23, 1986, as the spacecraft neared Uranus. Miranda is the innermost of the five Uranian satellites known from Earth-based observations.
PIA01980:
Uranus Satellite - Miranda
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-19 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This NASA Voyager 2 image of the Uranian rings delta, gamma, eta, beta and alpha (from top) was taken Jan. 23, 1986.
PIA01981:
Rings of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-14 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The bright cirrus-like clouds of Neptune change rapidly, often forming and dissipating over periods of several to tens of hours. In this sequence NASA's Voyager 2 observed cloud evolution in the region around the Great Dark Spot (GDS).
PIA01982:
Neptune's Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-30 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 acquired this high-resolution image of the epsilon ring of Uranus on Jan. 23, 1986. This clear-filter image from Voyager's narrow-angle camera has a resolution of about 10 km (6 mi).
PIA01983:
Epsilon Ring of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-30 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 took this wide-angle image of Uranus' rings as the spacecraft neared the plane of the rings less than an hour before closest approach to the planet.
PIA01984:
Uranus' Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-30 U Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This silhouetted image of the rings of Uranus was taken by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft on Jan. 24, 1986, just 27 minutes before its closest approach to the planet.
PIA01985:
Rings of Uranus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The large, dark oval spot in Neptune's atmosphere is just coming into view in this picture returned from NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft on June 30, 1989.
PIA01990:
Neptune - Dark Oval
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image captured by the NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft on July 30, 1989, was used to confirm the discovery of three new satellites orbiting Neptune.
PIA01991:
Neptune - Three New Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This clear filter image was acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 on Aug. 14, 1989. The image shows a dark feature extending westward (left) and northward (up) toward the equator from the Great Dark Spot (GDS).
PIA01992:
Neptune - Dark Feature
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two images of Neptune were taken by NASA's Voyager 2's narrow angle camera when the spacecraft was about 12 million km (7.5 million miles) from Neptune.
PIA01993:
Neptune - Two Images
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Intriguing patterns of unknown origin appeared on the surface of Neptune's largest satellite, Triton, in this image returned by NASA's Voyager 2 on Aug. 22, 1989. Voyager images showed that Triton is one of the brightest objects in the solar system,
PIA01994:
Triton - Neptune's Largest Satellite
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of Neptune's south polar region was obtained by NASA's Voyager on Aug. 23, 1989. The smallest cloud features are 45 kilometers (28 miles) in diameter. The image shows the discovery of shadows in Neptune's atmosphere, shadows cast onto a deep cl
PIA01995:
Neptune's South Polar Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of Neptune's south polar region was obtained by NASA's Voyager on Aug. 23, 1989. The image shows the discovery of shadows in Neptune's atmosphere, shadows cast onto a deep cloud bank by small elevated clouds.
PIA01996:
Neptune - Closest Approach
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 N Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two 591-second exposures of the rings of Neptune were taken with the clear filter by the NASA's Voyager 2 wide-angle camera on Aug. 26, 1989. The two main rings are clearly visible and appear complete over the region imaged.
PIA01997:
Rings of Neptune
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
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This image of Neptune was taken through the clear filter of the narrow-angle camera on July 16, 1989 by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. The image was processed by computer to show the newly resolved dark oval feature embedded in the middle of the dusky south
PIA01998:
Neptune
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
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On July 23, 1989, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft took this picture of Neptune through a clear filter on its narrow-angle camera. The image on the right has a latitude and longitude grid added for reference. Neptune's Great Dark Spot is visible on the left.
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Neptune Through a Clear Filter
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This mosaic from NASA's Galileo Probe is of an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter and shows the features of a hazy cloud layer tens of kilometers above Jupiter's main visible cloud deck.
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Neptune - Full Ring System
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This mosaic from NASA's Galileo Probe is of an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter and shows the features of a hazy cloud layer tens of kilometers above Jupiter's main visible cloud deck.
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Limb clouds over Triton
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This mosaic from NASA's Galileo Probe is of an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter and shows the features of a hazy cloud layer tens of kilometers above Jupiter's main visible cloud deck.
PIA02204:
Neptune's Bright Crescent
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NASA's Voyager 2 obtained these images of satellite 1989N2 and revealed it to be and irregularly shaped, dark object. The satellite appeared to have several craters. The irregular outline suggests that this moon has remained cold and rigid throughout much
PIA02205:
Neptune
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This wide-angle image from NASA's Voyager 2, taken in 1989, was taken through the camera's clear filter, and was the first to show Neptune's rings in detail.
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Neptune's Rings
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NASA's Voyager 2 took this picture of Neptune's largest satellite,Triton, from less than 80,000 km (50,000 miles). The image shows an area in Triton's northern hemisphere. The Sun is just above the horizon, so features cast shadows that accentuate height
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Triton
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These pictures of Neptune were obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 on Apr. 26,1989. The picture on the right was taken five hours after that at left, during which time the planet rotated 100 degrees.
PIA02209:
Neptune
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This contrast enhanced color picture of Neptune was acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 on Aug. 14, 1989. As Voyager 2 approached Neptune, rapidly increasing image resolution is revealed striking new details. Bright, wispy clouds are seen overlying the Great Dar
PIA02210:
Neptune
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NASA's Voyager 2 obtained this color image of Neptune's largest satellite,Triton, on Aug. 22, 1989. The south pole of Triton is tipped toward the sun and it is summer in the southern hemisphere.
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Triton
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This image, taken by NASA's Voyager 2 early in the morning of Aug. 23, 1989, is a false color image of Triton, Neptune's largest satellite; mottling in the bright southern hemisphere is present.
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Triton
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This natural color image of the limb of Triton was taken early in the morning of Aug. 25 1989, when the Voyager 2 spacecraft was at a distance of about 210,000 kilometers (128,000 miles) from the icy satellite.
PIA02213:
The Limb of Triton
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This false color image of Triton is a composite of images taken through the violet, green and ultraviolet filters. The image was taken early on Aug. 25, 1989 when Voyager 2 was about 190,000 kilometers (118,000 miles) from Triton's surface.
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Triton
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This dramatic view of the crescents of Neptune and Triton was acquired by Voyager 2 approximately 3 days, 6 and one-half hours after its closest approach to Neptune (north is to the right).
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Crescents of Neptune and Triton
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Mosaic of Triton constructed from 16 individual images. After globally minimizing the camera pointing errors, the frames we reprocessed by map projections, photometric function removal and placement in the mosaic.
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Triton Mosaic
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One wide-angle and eight narrow-angle camera images of Miranda, taken by NASA's Voyager 2, were combined in this view. The controlled mosaic was transformed to an orthographic view centered on the south pole.
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Miranda
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View of Miranda showing light and dark banded scarps near the boundary of the banded ovoid and a deep graben that bounds the ovoid in this region.
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Miranda
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This photograph of Neptune shows three of the features that NASA's Voyager 2 has been photographing during recent weeks. At the north is the Great Dark Spot, accompanied by bright, white clouds that undergo rapid changes in appearance.
PIA02219:
Neptune
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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 NASA's Voyager on any planet.
PIA02220:
Neptune Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-29 Triton Voyager
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This photo of Triton is one of a continuing series of 'observatory phase' images obtained by NASA's Voyager spacecraft. Lines inscribed on the image at right form a reference grid used by the Imaging Science Team.
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Triton
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This photo was taken by NASA's Voyager 2's wide-angle camera. Light at methane wavelengths is mostly absorbed in the deeper atmosphere. The bright, white feature is a high-altitude cloud just south of the Great Dark Spot.
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Neptune Clouds on the Dark Spot
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This bulls-eye view of Neptune's small dark spot (D2) was obtained by NASA's Voyager 2's narrow-angle camera. Banding surrounding the feature indicates unseen strong winds.
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Neptune's Small Dark Spot (D2)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-29 N Rings Voyager
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This 591-second exposure of the rings of Neptune were taken with the clear filter by NASA's Voyager 2 wide-angle camera. The two main rings are clearly visible and appear complete over the region imaged.
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Neptune's Rings
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NASA's Voyager 2 was 530,000 kilometers (330,000 miles) from Neptune's largest satellite, Triton, when this photo was taken, Aug. 24, 1989. This is the first photo of Triton to reveal surface topography.
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Triton's Surface Topography
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This picture of Triton is a mosaic of the highest resolution images taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on Aug. 25, 1989 from a distance of about 40,000 kilometers (24,800 miles).
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Triton Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-16 Neptune Voyager
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Neptune's blue-green atmosphere is shown in greater detail than ever before by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft as it rapidly approaches its encounter with the giant planet. This color image shows several complex and puzzling atmospheric features.
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Neptune's Blue-green Atmosphere
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Features as small as 100 km (62 miles) across can be seen in this color image of Neptune's satellite Triton, photographed by NASA's Voyager 2 on Aug. 20, 1989, while it was still 5.4 million km (3.3 million miles) from Neptune.
PIA02246:
Voyager's Color Image of Triton
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NASA's Voyager 2 obtained this parting shot of Triton, Neptune's largest satellite, shortly after closest approach to the moon and passage through its shadow on the morning of Aug. 25, 1989.
PIA02247:
Voyager's Parting Shot of Triton
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NASA's Voyager spacecraft was 8.6 million kilometers (5.3 million miles) from Neptune when it took this 61 second exposure through the clear filter with the narrow angle camera on August 19, 1989.
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Neptune: Ring Arcs
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This view of the volcanic plains of Neptune's moon Triton was produced using topographic maps derived from images acquired by NASA's Voyager spacecraft during its August 1989 flyby, 20 years ago this week.
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Triton's Volcanic Plains
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This view of the volcanic plains of Neptune's moon Triton was produced using topographic maps derived from images acquired by NASA's Voyager spacecraft during its August 1989 flyby, 20 years ago this week.
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Triton's Volcanic Plains #2
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This view of the volcanic plains of Neptune's moon Triton was produced using topographic maps derived from images acquired by NASA's Voyager spacecraft during its August 1989 flyby, 20 years ago this week.
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Triton's "Cantaloupe" Terrain
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This graphic, based on data from NASA's Voyager spacecraft, shows a model of what our solar system looks like to an observer outside in interstellar space, watching our solar system fly towards the observer.
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Our Solar System, from the Outside
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