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Neptune's rings

Neptune's rings

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Neptune's rings
As Voyager 2 receded from Neptune, it observed the thin rings in glancing sunlight (at a phase angle of 135°). The two main rings orbit at about 53,000 km and 63,000 km from Neptune. Neptune's outermost ring contains three bright arcs.

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Original image data dated on or about August 25, 1989

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