Neptune - Voyager 2

Green filter image of the "Scooter" on Neptune from 3.3 million km

Neptune
Voyager 2 image of the "Scooter" on Neptune taken through the green filter of the narrow angle camera. The Scooter is the bright cloud feature just below left center of the image, made up of latitudinal bands of clouds. The feature is centered approximately 42 S latitude. The frame is about 24,500 km and north is up. (Voyager 2, 11325.53)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1989-08-23 T 00:24:45
Distance/Range (km): 3,300,000.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: clouds, Scooter
Instrument: Narrow-angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 0.424 x 0.424
Filter: green
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0010
NASA Image ID number: FDS 11325.53
Other Image ID number: 1529N2-003
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01T
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01f
Other ID: N/A

Updated 11 March 2003, DRW.