Mars - Mariner 4

Craters south of Amazonis Planitia

This image, the 8th taken by Mariner 4, confirmed the craters found in image 7. (Image 8 overlaps in its top left corner with the lower right of image 7.) The image was taken from 13,400 and covers 255 km by 296 km. The two craters at the center of the image are about 32 km in diameter. North is about 11:00. (Mariner 4, frame 08E)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-07-15 T 00:27
Distance/Range (km): 13,400.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -17.1, 172.6 W
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: craters
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): 32.
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 08E
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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 23 May 2003, DRW.