In Neptune's outermost ring, 39,000 miles out, material mysteriously clumps into three arcs. Voyager 2 acquired this image as it encountered Neptune in August of 1989.
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Neptune's Rings

In Neptune's outermost ring, 39,000 miles out, material mysteriously clumps into three arcs. Voyager 2 acquired this image as it encountered Neptune in August of 1989.

JPL manages and controls the Voyager project for NASA's Office of Space Science.

Image details

ID#:
PIA01493

Date added:
1998-10-30

Target:
Neptune

Mission:
Voyager

Spacecraft:
Voyager 2

Rating:



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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA01493.tif (0.37 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA01493.jpg (0.14 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL