Janus - Voyager 1

Saturn's moon Janus as viewed from 336,000 km

Janus
Detail of Voyager 1 image of Saturnšs satellite Janus taken on 12 November 1980, about an hour and a half before Voyager's closest approach to Saturn on its flyby. Janus is approximately 200 x 190 x 150 km in size, and is about 180 km across in this image. North is at 11:30. Janus co-orbits Saturn with Epimetheus, both having a period of 16 hours 40 minutes. (Voyager 1, FDS 34942.17)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1980-11-12 T 22:22:57
Distance/Range (km): 336,443.9
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -22.,348.
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): 75.51
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0004
NASA Image ID number: FDS 34942.17
Other Image ID number: Picno 1701S1-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): NSD XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01Q
Other ID: N/A

Updated 11 March 2003, DRW.