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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Voyager 2's changing view of Triton

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

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Voyager 2's changing view of Triton This is a sequence showing the changing view as Voyager flew by Triton. The upper tip of the last view is reconstructed from other images because all the images were cut off.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Perhaps the most fascinating part of the flyby was Voyager's visit to Neptune's largest moon, Triton. It was an exhilarating feeling seeing the Neptunian system come to life.

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 25, 1989

 

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