Send a postcard to the ISS

Neptune Full Disk View

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Description

This picture of Neptune was produced from the last whole planet images taken through the green and orange filters on the Voyager 2 narrow angle camera. The images were taken at a range of 4.4 million miles from the planet, 4 days and 20 hours before closest approach. The picture shows the Great Dark Spot and its companion bright smudge; on the west limb the fast moving bright feature called Scooter and the little dark spot are visible. These clouds were seen to persist for as long as Voyager’s cameras could resolve them. North of these, a bright cloud band similar to the south polar streak may be seen. Years later, when the Hubble telescope was focused on the planet, these atmospheric features had changed, indicating that Neptune’s atmosphere is dynamic. The Voyager Mission was conducted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Date: April 2, 1990.

Additional information

Mission destination

International Space Station (ISS)

Mission name

Thanks Elon – Toucan Space 5 (March 2021)

Estimated delivery date

April 2021

Product size

The postcard will be 10x10cm (approximately 3.9×3.9 inch).

What you will receive?

Each copy will be numbered and stamped. We will provide you with a mission certificate of authenticity. You will also receive two mission patches and three mission stickers.