Neptune's small dark spot (D2)
March 17, 2003
This bulls-eye view of Neptune's small dark spot (D2) was obtained by Voyager 2's narrow-angle camera. Banding surrounding the feature indicates unseen strong winds, while structures within the bright spot suggest both active upwelling of clouds and rotation about the center.
Topics: Hospitality Recreation, Vortices, Neptune, Voyager 2, Small Dark Spot, Exploration of Neptune, Upwelling, D