Janus - Voyager 1

Saturnian Satellite Janus from 609,000 km

Janus
Detail of Voyager 1 image showing the satellite Janus, which co-orbits Saturn with the moon Epimetheus at a distance of 151,000 km with a period of 16 hours, 40 minutes. Janus is about 200 x 190 x 150 km in size. It extends about 160 km across in this image, and north is at 11:00 (Voyager 1, FDS 34930.36)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1980-11-12 T 13:02:09
Distance/Range (km): 609,346.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -6.,193.
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):
Filter: clear
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): 27.04
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0004
NASA Image ID number: FDS 34930.06
Other Image ID number: Picno 1000S1-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): NSD XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01Q
Other ID: N/A

Updated 23 May 2003, DRW.