Jupiter, Io - Voyager 1

Raw image of Jupiter and its satellite Io from 2.5 million km

Jupiter, Io
Voyager 1 image showing Jupiter with its satellite Io visible at lower left. Jupiter is 140,000 km in diameter and Io is 3600 km across. This image was taken with the narrow angle camera using the violet filter from a distance of 25 million km on 9 February 1979. North is at about 11:00 (Voyager 1, 15672.37)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-02-09 T 14:38:58
Distance/Range (km): 25047104.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +31.03,079.89
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: violet (1)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 30.28
Phase Angle (deg): 24.86
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 44.46

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0015
NASA Image ID number: FDS 15672.37
Other Image ID number: 0192J1-024
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-084A-01B
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01P
Other ID: N/A

Updated 03 March 2003, DRW.