Ida - Galileo

Asteroid 243 Ida from about 5,600 km

Ida
Galileo image of asteroid 243 Ida taken 7 minutes before closest approach. A number of large craters are accentuated by the terminator. The visible portion of Ida is about 25 km from top to bottom. The image was taken through the clear filter from a distance of roughly 5600 km. (Galileo, 02025620.00)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1993-08-28 T 16:44:58
Distance/Range (km): 5600.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, terminator
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_0016
NASA Image ID number: 02025620.00
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.