PIA01493: Neptune's Rings


Neptune’s Rings

Caption:

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.

Background Info:

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

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Neptune Neptune Rings
System Neptune
Target Type Planet Ring
Mission Voyager
Instrument Host Voyager 2
Host Type Flyby Spacecraft
Instrument
Detector
Extra Keywords Clump, Grayscale
Acquisition Date
Release Date 1998-10-30
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA01493
Identifier PIA01493