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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

High-resolution global Neptune mosaic with small storms

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, Neptune, global views

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High-resolution global Neptune mosaic with small storms This mosaic is composed of approximately 20 images taken through green or clear filters about 2 to 3 days prior to Voyager 2's closest approach. It has been colorized with lower-resolution data taken from farther away.

NASA / JPL / Björn Jónsson

For more information on how this mosaic was made, read this blog post.

Here is a version of the image with greatly enhanced contrast and the effects of global illumination removed:

High-resolution global Neptune mosaic with small storms (contrast-enhanced)

NASA / JPL / Björn Jónsson

High-resolution global Neptune mosaic with small storms (contrast-enhanced)

Copyright holder: Björn Jónsson

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about August 22, 1989

 

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