The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Voyager 2's Miranda image catalog
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, Uranus' moons
Miranda is the smallest of Uranus' major moons with a diameter of only 471 kilometers. Voyager 2 passed within 26,000 kilometers of it during its January 24, 1986 flyby, capturing a high-resolution mosaic covering the entire sunlit southern hemisphere and revealing its strange, contorted terrain.
NASA / JPL / PDS Rings Node / montage by Emily Lakdawalla
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Original image data dated on or about January 24, 1986
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