The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Triton color global view
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, best of, Voyager 1 and 2, Triton, Neptune's moons, global views
Voyager 2 acquired the images for this high-resolution mosaic of Triton on August 25, 1989. The south pole is at the left; several of Triton's famous south polar geysers are visible. Toward the equator at right, Triton is covered with a strange "cantaloupe terrain".
NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk
Original image data dated on or about August 25, 1989.
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