Venus - Magellan

Perspective view of Latona Corona and Dali Chasma,Venus

Venus
Computer generated perspective image of Latona Corona and Dali Chasma, Venus. The image was created by superimposing Magellan radar data on topography vertically exaggerated by a factor of 10. The eastern part of the 1000 km diameter Latona Corona is on the left, and the view is from the northeast looking along the 3 km deep Dali Chasma. This view is approximately at 20S,165E. (Magellan press release P-40697)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1992-08-11
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Corona, Chasma, Canyon
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): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-40697
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.