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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Neptune's Great Dark Spot

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

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Neptune's Great Dark Spot Neptune's Great Dark Spot rotating into view of Voyager 2 late on August 23, 1989. This image is a combination of two images narrow angle camera images taken through the spacecraft's green and clear filters to reduce noise. It has been colorized with three wide angle camera images taken through orange, green, and violet filters.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Justin Cowart

Original image data dated on or about August 23, 1989.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Justin Cowart

 

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