Neptune's blue-green atmosphere
March 17, 2003
Neptune's blue-green atmosphere is shown in greater detail than ever before by the Voyager 2 spacecraft as it rapidly approaches its encounter with the giant planet. This colorimage, produced from a distance of about l6 million kilometers,shows several complex and puzzling atmospheric features.
Topics: Environment, Voyager program, Planetary science, United States, Exploration of Neptune, Neptune, Planetary atmospheres, Voyager 1, Voyager 2, Atmosphere, Planet, Space exploration