Mars - Mariner 4

Craters in southern Amazonis Planitia on Mars

This Mariner 4 image taken from 14,300 km shows some craters in southern Amazonis Planitia. The image is 280 km across, 375 km from top to bottom and north is at 11:00. The sun is 19 degrees from vertical so some detail can be seen, but the shading is still rather subdued. The image is centered at 2 S, 179 W. (Mariner 4, frame 05B)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-07-15 T 00:23
Distance/Range (km): 14,300.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -01.8, 178.5 W
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater
Instrument: Television camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 200 x 200, 6-bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.05 x 1.05
Filter: red
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 19.
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 05B
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NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 64-0771-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A
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Updated 24 March 2003, DRW.