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Ted Stryk

Ted Stryk over Europa

Ted Stryk

I am a philosophy professor at Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Planetary exploration has always been an interest of mine. You can follow me on twitter @tedstryk for the latest updates on my work, which I often post on my blog, Planetary Images from Then and Now. Please note that since the processed images are copyrighted, they should not be reused without permission. If you are interested in using any of my work, please contact me at strykt@roanestate.edu or tedstryk@gmail.com.

Latest Blog Posts

Did Voyager 1 capture an image of Enceladus' plumes erupting?

February 21, 2017

Amateur image processor Ted Stryk revisited Voyager 1 data of Enceladus and came across a surprise.

New Horizons Science Team Meeting Report

July 11, 2016

On July 6 at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, the science team convened at the place where Pluto was discovered. Ted Stryk reports from the meeting.

Looking Down On Jupiter's North Pole

April 28, 2015

Ted Stryk shares the most direct view of a Jovian pole ever captured by a spacecraft.

Latest Processed Space Images

Erupting Enceladus over Saturn from Voyager 1

February 21, 2017

On November 13, 1980, Voyager 1 captured Enceladus and Saturn. These images, processed by Ted Stryk over 35 years later, captured Enceladus' plumes—long before their discovery by the Cassini spacecraft.

Spirit spies its heat shield

September 11, 2016

This is a super-resolution image of Spirit's heat shield taken on sol 82 (March 27, 2004). It has been combined with color data from Sol 80.

The moons of Uranus, to scale

February 02, 2016

The major moons of Uranus to scale. These images were taken on January 24, 1986. The geologic diversity these moons show begs for another mission to explore them thoroughly. Sadly, we have never been back, and we have no plans to go back. Top row: Titania, Oberon. Bottom Row: Umbriel, Ariel. Top Middle: Miranda. Bottom Middle: Puck.

astronaut on Phobos
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