Astronomy Picture of the Week – Crescent Neptune and Triton
This is a photo of a crescent Neptune and its largest moon Triton taken by the Voyager 2 probe in 1989. It is unique because such a picture could not be taken from Earth since Neptune never shows a crescent phase to sunward Earth.
Image Credit: NASA, Voyager 2 mission.
Amazing image. Engineering art, stunning!
Fantastic post. Looking forward to your next one. Gretings from Arizona.