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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-21 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Triton, a moon of Neptune, in the summer of 1989. Dr. Paul Schenk, a scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, used Voyager data to construct the best-ever global color map of Triton.
PIA18668:
Map of Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Triton Voyager
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This global color mosaic of Triton, taken in 1989 by NASA's Voyager 2 shows Triton, the largest satellite of Neptune. Triton has the coldest surface known anywhere in the solar system; it is so cold that most of Triton's nitrogen is condensed as frost.
PIA00317:
Global Color Mosaic of Triton
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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 1998-06-08 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 2000-01-16 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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).
PIA02235:
Triton Mosaic
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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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The image of Neptune shows the Great Dark Spot and its companion bright smudge; on the west limb the fast moving bright feature called Scooter and the little dark spot are visible in this image obtaind by NASA
PIA01492:
Neptune Full Disk View
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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 1999-08-25 Triton Voyager
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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.
PIA02216:
Triton Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Triton Voyager
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This color image from NASA's Voyager 2 was reconstructed by making a computer composite of three black and white images taken through red, green, and blue filters. Details on Triton's surface unfold dramatically in this sequence of approach images.
PIA00329:
Color Sequence of Triton Approach Images
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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 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 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of clouds in Neptune's atmosphere is the first that tests the accuracy of the weather forecast that was made eight days earlier to select targets for NASA's Voyager narrow angle camera.
PIA00048:
Neptune - Great Dark Spot and Scooter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-21 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Triton, a moon of Neptune, on August 25, 1989. This frame from a video using Voyager data recreates that exciting encounter.
PIA18669:
Triton Video Animation Icon
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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 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 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.
PIA00049:
Neptune - Great Dark Spot, Scooter, Dark Spot 2
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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During August 16 and 17, 1989, the Voyager 2 narrow-angle camera was used to photograph Neptune almost continuously, recording approximately two and one-half rotations of the planet.
PIA00046:
Neptune Full Disk
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-19 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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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 1998-08-02 Neptune Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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These two NASA Hubble Space Telescope images provide views of weather on opposite hemispheres of Neptune. Taken Aug. 13, 1996; these composite images blend information from different wavelengths to bring out features of Neptune's blustery weather.
PIA01284:
Neptune in Primary Colors
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-16 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-19 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02211:
Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-19 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02212:
Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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This image of Neptune was taken by NASA's Voyager 2's wide-angle camera; small trails of similar clouds trending east to west and large scale structure east of the Great Dark Spot all suggest that waves are present in the atmosphere and play a large role
PIA00063:
Neptune - True Color of Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photograph of Neptune's southern hemisphere was taken by the narrow-angle camera on NASA's Voyager 2 when the spacecraft was 4.2 million km (2.6 million miles) from the planet.
PIA00050:
Neptune's Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
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This false color photograph of Neptune was made from Voyager 2 images taken through three filters: blue, green, and a filter that passes light at a wavelength that is absorbed by methane gas.
PIA00057:
Neptune False Color Image of Haze
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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 1999-08-30 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photograph shows the last face on view of the Great Dark Spot that NASA's Voyager made with its narrow angle camera.
PIA00052:
Neptune Great Dark Spot in High Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1989-10-02 Triton Voyager
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Triton's Dark Plume
PIA14448:
Triton's Dark Plume
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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 1999-05-21 Neptune Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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Using powerful ground-and space-based NASA telescopes, scientists have obtained a moving look at some of the wildest, weirdest weather in the solar system.
PIA01542:
Neptune's Stormy Disposition
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-23 Neptune Voyager
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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).
PIA02215:
Crescents of Neptune and Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1989-10-27 Triton Voyager
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Triton's Volcanic Plumes
PIA14449:
Triton's Volcanic Plumes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-16 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02245:
Neptune's Blue-green Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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In this false color image of Neptune, objects that are deep in the atmosphere are blue, while those at higher altitudes are white. The image was taken by Voyager 2's wide-angle camera through an orange filter and two different methane filters.
PIA00051:
Neptune in False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
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NASA's Voyager 2 captured this high resolution color image, taken 2 hours before closest approach, providing obvious evidence of vertical relief in Neptune's bright cloud streaks.
PIA00058:
Neptune Clouds Showing Vertical Relief
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Neptune Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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These NASA Hubble Space Telescope views of the blue-green planet Neptune provide three snapshots of changing weather conditions. The images were taken in 1994 on 3 separate days when Neptune was 2.8 billion miles (4.5 billion kilometers) from Earth.
PIA01285:
Hubble's View of Neptune
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-18 Neptune European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO)
Mid-infrared Camera/Spectrometer (VISIR)
VLT
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These thermal images show a 'hot' south pole on the planet Neptune. These warmer temperatures provide an avenue for methane to escape out of the deep atmosphere. The images were obtained with the Very Large Telescope in Chile Sept. 1 and 2, 2006.
PIA09927:
Neptune's "Hot" South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-20 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-01-16 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02234:
Triton's Surface Topography
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Triton Voyager
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This is one of the most detailed views of the surface of Triton taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on its flyby of the large satellite of Neptune early in the morning of Aug. 25, 1989. The picture was stored on the tape recorder and relayed to Earth later.
PIA00061:
Triton High Resolution View of Northern Hemisphere
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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 1999-10-14 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-18 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA01999:
Neptune Through a Clear Filter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 N Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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In this image from NASA's Voyager wide-angle image taken on Aug. 23 1989, the two main rings of Neptune can be clearly seen. In the lower part of the frame the originally announced ring arc, consisting of three distinct features, is visible.
PIA00053:
Neptune Rings and 1989N2
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-01 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of the south polar terrain of Triton, taken NASA's Voyager 2 on Aug. 25, 1989 reveals about 50 dark plumes or 'wind streaks' on the icy surface.
PIA00060:
Triton - False Color of 'Cantaloupe' Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-08 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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
PIA02208:
Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02223:
Neptune's Small Dark Spot (D2)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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 on Aug. 24, 1989, when Voyager 2 was within 1.1 million km (680,000 miles) of the planet.
PIA00064:
Neptune's Dark Spot (D2) at High Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-25 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA12184:
Triton's Volcanic Plains
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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 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 1996-09-26 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Voyager 2 of the south polar terrain of Triton, was taken on Aug. 25, 1989 revealing about 50 dark plumes or 'wind streaks' on the icy surface. The plumes originate at very dark spots generally a few miles in diameter and some are m
PIA00059:
Triton South Polar Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-20 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02214:
Triton
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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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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-25 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA12186:
Triton's "Cantaloupe" Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-01 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02203:
Limb clouds over Triton
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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 1999-10-29 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02221:
Triton
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Neptune Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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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.
PIA01287:
Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 Observations of Neptune
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Neptune Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These images taken by NASA's Voyager 2 show changes in the clouds around Neptune's Great Dark Spot (GDS) over a four and one-half-day period. From top to bottom the images show successive rotations of the planet an interval of about 18 hours.
PIA00045:
Neptune - Changes in Great Dark Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-08 N Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA02207:
Neptune's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-02 Neptune Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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In 1995, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope discovered a new great dark spot, located in the northern hemisphere of the planet Neptune. Because the planet's northern hemisphere was tilted away from Earth, the new feature appeared near the limb of the planet.
PIA01286:
Hubble Finds New Dark Spot on Neptune
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 N Rings Voyager
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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 1999-07-30 N Rings Voyager
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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.
PIA02202:
Neptune - Full Ring System
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-15 Neptune Voyager
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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 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
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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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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 Neptune Voyager
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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 1999-10-14 Neptune Voyager
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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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The bright cirrus-like clouds of Neptune change rapidly, often forming and dissipating over periods of several to tens of hours as seen in this sequence spanning two rotations of Neptune (about 36 hours) by NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA00047:
Neptune - Changes in Great Dark Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
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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.
PIA02200:
Neptune - Partial Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-29 Neptune Voyager
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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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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.
PIA02224:
Neptune's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Triton Voyager
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NASA's Voyager 2 acquired this black and white image of Triton, Neptune's largest satellite, during the night of Aug. 24-25, 1989. Triton's limb cuts obliquely across the middle of the image. The field of view is about 1,000 km (600 miles) across.
PIA00056:
Triton - Detail of Dark and Light Material
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This simulated voyage over the surface of Neptune's large 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.
PIA12187:
Flight Over Triton Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-08 Neptune Voyager
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-01 N Rings Voyager
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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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Nereid, the last satellite of Neptune to be discovered before NASA's Voyager's discoveries in 1989, was first seen by Gerard Kuiper in 1949.
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Nereid
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-25 Neptune Voyager
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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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