Jupiter - Voyager 1

Clouds Southeast of the Great Red Spot

This image of the clouds just southeast of the Great Red Spot (north is up) was taken on 4 March 1979, only one day before closest approach of Voyager 1 on its flyby of Jupiter. The smallest clouds which can be resolved in this image are about 30 km in size, the frame is roughly 12,000 km across. (Voyager 1, P-21225)
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High resolution tif file (1.0 Mb)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-03-04
Distance/Range (km): 1,800,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: clouds
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: 3 filters
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: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-21225
Other Image ID number:
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): NSD XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A
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Updated 27 February 2003, DRW.