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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

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Voyager 2's Miranda image catalog 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

Original image data dated on or about January 24, 1986.

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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: Emily Lakdawalla

 

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