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Living on Triton: Neptune's Moon Explained (Infographic)

Chart shows conditions on Triton, moon of Neptune.
Triton's surface is so cold, the ground is made of frozen nitrogen. (Image credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

Triton is the largest of Neptune's 14 moons, at about 1,680 miles (2,700 kilometers) across. Triton’s crust is composed of frozen nitrogen ice over a core of rock and metal.

Karl Tate
Karl's association with SPACE.com goes back to 2000, when he was hired to produce interactive Flash graphics. Starting in 2010, Karl has been TechMediaNetwork's infographics specialist across all editorial properties.  Before joining SPACE.com, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating  news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University. To find out what his latest project is, you can follow Karl on Google+.

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