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Transit of Naiad

Transit of Naiad

NASA / JPL-Caltech / ISS / Justin Cowart

Transit of Naiad
Voyager 2 captured the shadow of Naiad upon Neptune during a transit on August 24, 1989, with its wide-angle camera.

The inset is shown at 2x magnification, with a 3-pixel unsharp mask applied to increase contrast between the shadow and the clouds.

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: Justin Cowart

Original image data dated on or about August 24, 1989

Explore related images: BMSIL, pretty pictures, data art (was amateur image processing), Voyager 1 and 2, Neptune, Neptune's irregular moons

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