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Caption: Voyager 2 Narrow Angle Camera image of Neptune taken in August 1989. The Great Dark Spot, flanked by cirrus clouds, is at center. A smaller dark storm, Dark Spot Jr., is rotating into view at bottom left. Additionally, a patch of white cirrus clouds to its north, named "Scooter" for its rapid motion relative to other features, is visible.

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Credit: NASA / JPL / Voyager-ISS / Justin Cowart Credit Link
Related glossary terms: Giant Planet , Ice Giant , Neptune , Outer Planets
Categories: Solar System

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Arabic
Caption: صورة للكوكب نبتون بواسطة المسبار الفضائي فوياجر 2 تم التقاطها بكاميرا ذات زاوية ضيقة
في أب 1989. تُظهر الصورة عدة ملامح منها البقعة المظلمة العظيمة في المركز محاطة بالسحب الدائرية الرقيقة، عاصفة مظلمة صغيرة، بقعة مظلمة صغيرة تدورفي الاسفل (على يسار المشاهد). بالإضافة إلى ذلك ، يمكن رؤية بقعة من السحب البيضاء الرقيقة في شمال الكوكب في الاعلى تسمى "سكوتر-الدراجة الصغيرة" لحركتها السريعة مقارنة بالظواهر الاخرى الظاهرة في الصورة.
Credit: حقوق الصورة تعود الى: وكالة ناسا الفضائية / مختبر الدفع النفاث / فوييجر-آي إس إس / جاستن كاوارت
Related glossary terms: Giant Planet , Ice Giant , Neptune , Outer Planets
Caption translation status: Approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Ali Al-Edhari
Caption reviewers: Ahmed Abulwfa, Ahmad Abushattal

French
Caption: Image de Neptune prise par la caméra à champ étroit de Voyager 2 en août 1989. La Grande Tâche Sombre, accompagnée de cirrus, est au centre. Une plus petite tempête, Dark Spot Jr, est visible en rotation en bas à gauche. De plus, un ensemble de cirrus blancs au nord, appelé "Scooter" à cause de son mouvement rapide par rapport aux autres structures, est visible.
Credit: NASA / JPL / Voyager-ISS / Justin Cowart
Related glossary terms: Giant Planet , Géante de glace , Neptune , Planètes extérieures
Caption translation status: Not yet approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Gilles Remy

Italian
Caption: Immagine di Nettuno ripresa dalla telecamera ad angolo ristretto del Voyager 2 nell'agosto 1989. La Grande Macchia Scura, fiancheggiata da cirri, è al centro. Una tempesta scura più piccola, la Macchia Scura Junior, sta entrando nella visuale dal basso a sinistra ruotando. Inoltre, è visibile una macchia di cirri bianchi a nord, chiamata "Scooter" per il suo rapido movimento rispetto agli altri elementi.
Credit: NASA / JPL / Voyager-ISS / Justin Cowart
Related glossary terms: Gigante di ghiaccio , Nettuno , Pianeta gigante , Pianeti esterni
Caption translation status: Approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Giuliana Giobbi
Caption reviewers: Silvia Casu, Rosa Valiante, Rodolfo Canestrari