Ganymede - Galileo

High-resolution view of the Galileo Regio area on Jupiter's moon Ganymede

Ganymede
Galileo image of the Galileo Regio area on Jupiter's moon Ganymede. This image was taken on 27 June 1996 during Galileo's first flyby of Ganymede, from a distance of 7,652 km. The dark region is peppered with impact craters. The largest, at left, is visibly cut by fractures. The area shown is 19 x 26 km with a resolution of about 80 m/pixel. The image is centered at 19 N, 149 W and north is up. (Galileo, P-47066)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1996-06-27
Distance/Range (km): 7,652.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -19.,149. W
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: craters, fractures
Instrument: Solid State Imaging CCD Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 0.46 x 0.46
Filter: N/A
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: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-47066
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-084B-10A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 18 March 2003, DRW.