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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library


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

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Proteus Proteus is Neptune's second largest moon, 416 kilometers in diameter. It is very dark and was not discovered until Voyager 2's approach to the system in 1989.

NASA / JPL / color composite by Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about August 25, 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: Ted Stryk


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