Venus - Magellan

False color press release image of Eistla Regio,Venus

Venus
False color press release image of Eistla Regio, Venus. The image was created using Magellan radar and coloring determined from Venera 13 and 14 Lander images. Eistla Regio shows older, bright, deformed tessera terrain on the right, smooth dark plains, and a bright volcanic flow at the upper left. The image is centered at 1 south, 37E and is 440 km by 350 km. North is up. (Magellan press release P-39657)
Larger image:

High resolution tiff file (3.1 Mb)


Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1992-01-27
Distance/Range (km): 403.8
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -01.00/037.00
Orbit(s): 2529-2561

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Plains, Tessera, Volcanic flows
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): 45.7-45.3
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 45.7-45.3

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-39657
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01L
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 26 March 2003, DRW.