Mercury - Mariner 10

Photomosaic including Copley ray crater, Mercury

Mariner 10 photomosaic of SW Discovery quadrangle, Mercury. The bright-rayed crater at the upper left is Copley, diameter 30 km, centered at 37.5 S, 85.5 W. The mosaic was made from images taken during the first two flybys. North is up. (Mariner 10, Atlas of Mercury, Fig. 11-C)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -52.5,072.0
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, ray crater
Instrument: GEC 1-inch vidicon tube (TV) camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 700 x 832, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 0.38 x 0.47
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: Fig. 11-C, Atlas of Mercury
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 73-085A-01S
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