Mercury - Mariner 10

Computer photomosaic of the Michelangelo quadrangle of Mercury

Mercury
Mariner 10 photomosaic of the Michelangelo quadrangle of Mercury. This mosaic is composed of images from the first two flybys. The double-ringed, 200 km diameter Michelangelo crater is in the right middle portion of the image. A number of scarps are visible in the lower part of the image, near the terminator. North is up. (Mariner 10, Atlas of Mercury, Fig. 12-A)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -45./135.
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, quadrangle
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-A, 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

Updated 24 March 2003, DRW.