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Post-encounter View of Neptune's South Pole
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Voyager 2's post-encounter view of Neptune's south pole as the spacecraft sped away on a southward trajectory.

The Voyager Project is managed for NASA by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Acquired: August 1989
  Post-encounter View of Neptune's South Pole
PIA 01539

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Alliance Member Comments
apocapinskis (Sep 28, 2012 at 3:48 PM):
This one is stunning..But what makes the colors? Why is one half of it opposite in color to the other half? It looks beautiful but I can't figure out why it would do that, its always uniform blue in all other photos.
Quench my curiosity pls!

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