Mars - Mariner 4

Area between Elysium and Amazonis Planitia on Mars

Mariner 4 image of the area centered at 25 N, 185 W at the border of Elysium Planitia and Amazonis Planitia. The top left quarter of this image overlaps the bottom right corner of frame 01. The picture was taken from 16,000 km and is about 500 km across and 900 km from top to bottom because the surface is curving away. North is up and the sun is illuminating the area from the southeast. (Mariner 4, frame 02F)
Full resolution size: 266K

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-07-15 T 00:19
Distance/Range (km): 16,200.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): 25.1, 185.0 W
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: albedo features
Instrument: Television camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 200 x 200, 6-bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.05 x 1.05
Filter: green
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 20.
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: Mariner 4, frame 02F
Other Image ID number:
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 64-0771-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015