Venus - Magellan

Akna Montes mountain belt, Venus

Venus
Magellan radar image of Akna Montes, Venus. This mountain belt centered at 69N, 318.5E appears to be the result of folding due to NW-SE compression. North is up. (Magellan C1-MIDR 60N291;1,framelet 8)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 1084.5
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +59.89/291.18
Orbit(s): 1858-2089

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Mountain
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): 25.6-31.2
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 25.6-31.2

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0047
NASA Image ID number: C1-60N291;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.