The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Triton's crescent in color
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Triton, Neptune's moons
This unusual crescent view of Neptune's moon Triton is composed of several frames captured by Voyager 2 as it sped away from its August 26, 1989 encounter. The view combines data taken from three different distances as Voyager receded.
NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk
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Original image data dated on or about August 26, 1989
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