Jupiter, Europa - Voyager 1

Jupiter from 11 million km, showing Io and Europa

Jupiter, Europa
Voyager 1 image of Jupiter with Io and Europa in the foreground. Io is at the left middle of the right side of the frame, and Europa is lower and to the left. The image was taken from 11 million km through the violet filter of the narrow angle camera. Io is 3600 km in diameter and Europa is 3100 km. The frame is about 82,000 km across at Jupiter. North is at 12:30. (Voyager 1, 16101.04)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-02-23 T 21:24:34
Distance/Range (km): 10948289.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -07.46,336.08
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: clouds, 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): 50.97
Phase Angle (deg): 23.20
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 29.06

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0016
NASA Image ID number: FDS 16101.04
Other Image ID number: 0699J1-010
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-084-01B
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01P
Other ID: N/A

Updated 03 March 2003, DRW.