Triton - Voyager 2

Neptune's moon Triton two days before Voyager 2 closest approach

Triton
False-color image of Neptune's moon, Triton, taken by Voyager 2 two days before closest approach. At 2,700 km diameter, Triton is Neptune's largest satellite. The smallest features resolvable in this image are about 47 km across. This image is a composite of three images taken through ultraviolet, green, and violet filters. (Voyager 2, P-34665)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1989-08-23
Distance/Range (km): N/A
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: UV, violet, 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: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-34665
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01N
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 15 May 2003, DRW.