Triton - Voyager 2

Neptune's moon Triton from 500,000 km

Triton
Voyager 2 raw image of Neptune's satellite Triton taken from roughly 500,000 km. Evidence of complex surface features can be seen from this distance. At 2,700 km diameter, Triton is by far Neptune's largest moon. The image was taken through the orange filter of the narrow angle camera. (Voyager 2, 11386.39)
Larger image:

High resolution tiff file (1.0 Mb)


Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1989-08-25 T 00:38:23
Distance/Range (km): 500,000.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: orange (3)
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_0011
NASA Image ID number: FDS 11386.39
Other Image ID number: 1546N2-001
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.