Category: voyager 2

TODAY IN HISTORY: The southern hemisphere of T…

TODAY IN HISTORY: The southern hemisphere of Triton, moon of Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe, August 25, 1989. (NASA)

Amazing Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 …

Amazing Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe on this day in 1989.

August 25, 1981: NASA’s Voyager 2 probe makes …

August 25, 1981: NASA’s Voyager 2 probe makes its closest approach to Saturn, passing within 101,000 kilometers (63,000 miles) of the gas giant.

August 23, 1981: The rings of Saturn, imaged b…

August 23, 1981: The rings of Saturn, imaged by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe from a distance of 2,700,000 kilometers.

Spectacular Saturn, observed by the Voyager 2 …

Spectacular Saturn, observed by the Voyager 2 space probe on August 3, 1981.

Beautiful Saturn, observed by Voyager 2 space …

Beautiful Saturn, observed by Voyager 2 space probe on August 2, 1981.

July 21, 1981: A vibrant false-color image of …

July 21, 1981: A vibrant false-color image of amazing Saturn, along with moons Rhea and Dione, taken by the Voyager 2 space probe. (NASA)

Planet Saturn, observed by the Voyager 2 space…

Planet Saturn, observed by the Voyager 2 space probe on July 19, 1981.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Saturn, observed by N…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Saturn, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe on July 17, 1981.

(NASA)

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 2 spac…

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 2 space probe on July 7, 1979. (via)