Venus - Magellan

Akna Montes mountain belt, 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)
Larger image: 654K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

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


[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