PIA02203: Limb clouds over Triton

Limb clouds over Triton


Limb clouds over Triton's south polar cap. Image is stretched to enhance the limb clouds and surface features. The image shows the cloud on the west limb that extends about 100 km along the limb and appears detached over much of its length.

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Triton
System Neptune
Target Type Satellite
Mission Voyager
Instrument Host Cassini Orbiter Voyager 2
Host Type Orbiter Flyby Spacecraft
Instrument Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS)
Extra Keywords Grayscale
Acquisition Date
Release Date 1999-08-01
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA02203
Identifier PIA02203