Venus - Magellan

Shield volcanoes in Boann Corona,Venus

Venus
Magellan radar image of Boann Corona, Venus. Note the large number of shield volcanoes within the flooded corona. The corona is about 225 km across the shortest side and is centered at 27.5 N,136.5 E. North is up. (Magellan C1-MIDR 30N135;1,framelet 37)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 491.5
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +29.95/135.43
Orbit(s): 1142-1252

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Volcano,Corona,Shield
Instrument: Synthetic Aperture Radar
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 240 x 240, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 2.1 x 2.5
Filter: N/A
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 39.0-44.3
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 39.0-44.3

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0030
NASA Image ID number: C1-30N135;1
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01O
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 89-033B-01C
Other ID: N/A

Updated 26 March 2003, DRW.