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Here are some cool pictures of Neptune’s moons. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
Here’s an image of Neptune’s moon, Triton taken by the Voyager spacecraft on August 24, 1989. Triton is the largest moon of planet Neptune having a diameter of 2700 kilometers. Triton is one of few geologically active moons in the solar system.
This is a spectacular view of Neptune and Triton as seen from the Voyager 2 space craft on August 28, 1989. Triton is the largest moon of Neptune having a diameter of 2700 kilometers.
This is an image of Naiad, Neptune’s potato-shaped moon taken on September 18, 1989. Naiad was discovered through the images taken during the Voyager 2 flyby. Naiad is also the innermost natural satellite of the planet.
Here’s an image of Proteus, one of Neptune’s moons. This image was captured by the Voyager 2 spacecraft on August 26, 1989. Proteus is the second largest moon of Neptune. Like Naiad, Proteus was also discovered through the Voyager 2 flyby images.
Here’s a picture of Larissa taken by the Voyager 2 spacecraft on July 1, 1989. Larissa is an irregularly-shaped moon and is heavily cratered.
We’ve also recorded an entire episode of Astronomy Cast all about Neptune. Listen here, Episode 63: Neptune.