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Triton’s crescent in color

Triton’s crescent in color

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NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Triton’s crescent in color
This unusual crescent view of Neptune's moon Triton is composed of several frames captured by Voyager 2 as it sped away from its August 26, 1989 encounter. The view combines data taken from three different distances as Voyager receded.

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 26, 1989

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

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