Neptune - Voyager 2

The Scooter feature on Neptune from 4.4 million km

Voyager 2 green-filter image of the Neptune cloud feature known as the "Scooter" at lower left. The Scooter moves around the planet at about 42 S latitude and is made up of bright cloud bands which changed shape over the encounter period. The frame is roughly 32,500 km across and north is up. (Voyager 2, FDS 11304.49)
Larger image: 353K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1989-08-22 T 07:33:33
Distance/Range (km): 4,400,000.
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 11304.49
Other Image ID number: 0265N2-003
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01T
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01f
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015