Mimas - Voyager 1

Herschel crater on Saturn's satellite Mimas from 650,000 km

Mimas
Voyager 1 image of Saturn's moon Mimas, dominated by the 100 km diameter Herschel crater at the center. The equator bisects Mimas horizontally in this image, and North is up. The resolution is about 5 km/pixel. Herschel is centered at 2.9 N, 109.5 W. (Voyager 1, FDS 34930.40)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1980-11-12 T 13:05:21
Distance/Range (km): 656,422
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -04./115.
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, global view
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 0.424 x 0.424
Filter: clear
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0004
NASA Image ID number: FDS 34930.40
Other Image ID number: Picno 1004S1-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-8084A-01J
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01Q
Other ID: N/A

Updated 14 March 2003, DRW.