Mercury - Mariner 10

Close-up view of Zola Crater on Mercury

Mariner 10 image, from the first flyby, of Zola crater on Mercury. The 60 km diameter crater is centered at 50.5 N, 178 W in the Shakespeare quadrangle. Note the complex of peaks within the crater. North is up. (Mariner 10, Atlas of Mercury, Fig. 3-8)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1974-03-29
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +52.,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. 3-8, 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