Stock Photo Description:Photo of atmosphere and Clouds of the Planet Neptune. This is a photo by NASA Public Domain showing atmosphere and Clouds of the Planet Neptune.
This Voyager 2 high resolution color image provides obvious evidence of vertical relief in Neptune's bright cloud streaks. These clouds were observed at a latitude of 29 degrees north near Neptune's east terminator, the "line" on a planet where daylight meets darkness.
The resolution of this image is 6.8 miles per pixel. The width of the cloud streaks range from 31 to 124 miles, and their shadow widths range from 18 to 31 miles. Cloud heights appear to be around 31 miles.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL
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