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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Triton's crescent in color

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

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Triton's crescent in color This unusual crescent view of Neptune's moon Triton is composed of several frames captured by Voyager 2 as it sped away from its August 26, 1989 encounter. The view combines data taken from three different distances as Voyager receded.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Copyright holder: Ted Stryk

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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 26, 1989

 

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