Venus - Magellan

Corona chain near Themis Regio,Venus

Venus
Magellan radar image of a corona chain along the Parga Chasma intersecting Themis Regio,Venus. Themis Regio is the bright area just east of the image. North is up. The large dark corona in the center of Themis Regio is about 320 km in diameter for scale. (Magellan C3-MIDR 14S300;1,framelets 35,36,43,44 )
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 513.3
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -13.79/300.00
Orbit(s): 376-2218

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Corona
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): 31-18.9
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 31-18.9

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0078
NASA Image ID number: C3-14S300;1
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01Q
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 89-033B-01E
Other ID: N/A

Updated 26 March 2003, DRW.