Gaspra - Galileo

Asteroid 951 Gaspra from 5,300 km

Gaspra
Galileo clear filter image of asteroid 951 Gaspra taken 10.5 minutes before closest approach. About 15 km of the 19 km asteroid can be seen in this frame, which has a resolution of about 100 meters and was taken from 5,300 km. Many craters can be identified on the surface. North is at 10:00. (Galileo, 0107318.26)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1991-10-29 T 22:26:15
Distance/Range (km): 5,283.23
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view, crater
Instrument: Solid State Imaging CCD Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .46 x .46
Filter: clear (0)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: GO_0007
NASA Image ID number: N/A
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 89-084B-10C
Other ID: N/A

Updated 14 March 2003, DRW.