Mercury - Mariner 10

Stereo pair of Dostoevskij crater, Mercury

Mariner 10 stereo pair of Dostoevskij crater, Mercury. The left image was made during the first flyby, and the right during the second. Half of the 390 km diameter Dostoevskij crater is visible at the bottom of the images. North is to the left. (Mariner 10, Atlas of Mercury, Fig. 12-3)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1974-03-30 (L), 1974-09-21 (R)
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -44.,168.
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, stereo
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. 12-3, 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: FDS 236 (L)


[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