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Voyager 2 approach image of Triton

Voyager 2 approach image of Triton

NASA / JPL / color composite by Ted Stryk

Voyager 2 approach image of Triton
Taken on August 21, 1989, four days before Voyager 2's closest approach to Neptune, this was one of the first images to show surface features on Neptune's largest moon, Triton.

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

Original image data dated on or about August 21, 1989

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