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Voyager 2's changing view of Triton

Voyager 2's changing view of Triton

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NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Voyager 2's changing view of Triton
This is a sequence showing the changing view as Voyager flew by Triton. The upper tip of the last view is reconstructed from other images because all the images were cut off.

Perhaps the most fascinating part of the flyby was Voyager's visit to Neptune's largest moon, Triton. It was an exhilarating feeling seeing the Neptunian system come to life.

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 25, 1989

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

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