Mimas - Voyager 1

Saturn's satellite Mimas and Herschel crater from 420,000 km

Mimas
Voyager 1 image of the Saturnian satellite Mimas showing the giant crater Herschel at upper right. The 100 km diameter crater is about one quarter the diameter of Mimas itself and is centered at 2.9 N, 109.5 W. North is at 11:00 and the equator runs from about 8:00 to 2:00. The resolution of this image is about 4 km/pixel. (Voyager 1, FDS 34933.50)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 424,514
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -10.,156.
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): 0.
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0004
NASA Image ID number: FDS 34933.50
Other Image ID number: Picno 1194S1-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-084A-01J
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01Q
Other ID: N/A

Updated 14 March 2003, DRW.