Mercury - Mariner 10

Zola Crater, Mercury

Mercury
Mariner 10 image of Zola crater on Mercury and the surrounding terrain from the first encounter. The 60 km diameter crater is centered at 50.5 N, 178 W in the Shakespeare quadrongle. Note the unusual complex of peaks within the crater. North is up. (Mariner 10, Atlas of Mercury, Fig. 3-10)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1974-03-29
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +50.,176.
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. 3-10, 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 99

Updated 24 March 2003, DRW.