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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Neptune as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope

Filed under planetary astronomy, Hubble Space Telescope, pretty pictures, Neptune, Neptune's moons

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Neptune as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope Neptune in natural color, with Proteus (top), Larissa (lower right), Despina (middle left) and Galatea (far left). The brightness of the moons has been enhanced to make them more visible. The data for this image was taken on April 29 and 30, 2005, just after the planet's southern summer solstice on MArch 6.

NASA, ESA, E Karkoschka, and H. Hammel

Original image data dated on or about April 30, 2005.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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