Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crescent Triton Over Neptune

Crescent Triton Over Neptune
Crescent Triton Over Neptune This OGV (orange, green, and violet filters) color image of Neptune and Triton was captured by Voyager 2 as it departed the Neptune system. This image was taken around 735 UT on August 31, 1989. The small amounts of chromatic aberration around the horns of the crescent Neptune are due to smearing of the images during the long exposures necessary to image Neptune in the low lighting of the outer Solar System. NASA / JPL-Caltech / Justin Cowart

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