Rhea - Voyager 1

Saturn's Satellite Rhea from 720,000 km

Rhea
Voyager 1 image of Saturn's satellite Rhea. At 1530 km diameter, Rhea is Saturn's second largest satellite behind Titan. This view shows the heavily cratered Saturn-facing hemisphere. The north pole is just over the edge of the disk at 12:30. The large crater to the south is Izanagi. This image was taken from a distance of 720,000 km and has a resolution of 67 km/pixel. (Voyager 1, FDS 34939.54)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1980-11-12 T 20:28:33
Distance/Range (km): 719,410
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -10.,341.
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view, crater
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: number -1
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 34939.54
Other Image ID number: Picno 1558S1-001
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.