Mercury - Mariner 10

Oblique view of Wren crater and surrounding region, Mercury

Mariner 10 oblique view of Wren crater and surroundings on Mercury. Wren crater is barely visible at the lower center of the image, containing a number of craters within its 215 km diameter floor. Running along the right side of the image is Antoniadi Dorsum. North is at 1:00. (Mariner 10, Atlas of Mercury, Fig. 2-10)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1974-03-29
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +25.00/040.00
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: 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. 2-10, Atlas of Mercury
Other Image ID number: FDS 27325
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