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The Winter 2010 issue of The Earth Scientist includes a variety of educational resources, ranging from astronomy to glaciers. Check out the other publications and classroom materials in our online store.

Pick a Postcard - Neptune


This is a color image of neptune showing the Great Dark Spot.
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This is a false color image of Neptune in which smog hazes can be seen in red.
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This is a view of the Great Dark Spot and the Scooter. The Scooter is small and bright and to the left of the dark spot. This image was taken on the Voyager Mission in August 1989.
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This is a close-up view of the Great Dark Spot taken on the Voyager in August 1989.
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