Category: voyager

Saturn observed by space probe Voyager 1 on No…

Saturn observed by space probe Voyager 1 on November 16, 1980

Credit: NASA

Umbriel moon of Uranus and Triton moon of Nept…

Umbriel moon of Uranus and Triton moon of Neptune. Umbriel was discovered on October 24, 1851 by William Lassell. Triton was discovered on October 10, 1846 by the English astronomer William Lassell.

Credit: NASA/Voyager

Assembled using orange, green, and blue filter…

Assembled using orange, green, and blue filtered images taken by Voyager 2 on August 24 1989.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Kevin M. Gill

The Faint Rings of Uranus

The Faint Rings of Uranus

Taken in January, 1986 by Voyager 2. Uranus assembled using orange, simulated green, and violet light. The rings were taken in clear (white) light, but colored red here.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Kevin M. Gill

NASA Voyager 2 obtained this parting shot of…

NASA Voyager 2 obtained this parting shot of Triton, Neptune largest satellite, shortly after closest approach to the moon and passage through its shadow on the morning of Aug. 25, 1989.

Credit: NASA/JPL

In this false color image of Neptune, objects that are deep in…

In this false color image of Neptune, objects that are deep in the atmosphere are blue, while those at higher altitudes are white. The image was taken by Voyager 2 wide-angle camera through an orange filter and two different methane filters.

Image credit: NASA/JPL

Image of the planet Neptune seen by the space probe Voyager…

Image of the planet Neptune seen by the space probe Voyager 2

Image credit: NASA/JPL

Ten interesting facts about Jupiter

Here is a list of some interesting facts about the planet Jupiter. A planet that catches the…

Jupiter seen by NASA’s Voyager spacecraftAnimation taken…

Jupiter seen by NASA’s Voyager spacecraft

Animation taken from video: Jeff Quitney

Callisto False Color taken by Voyager 2 on July 7, 1979.Image…

Callisto False Color
taken by Voyager 2 on July 7, 1979.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL