Jupiter - Voyager 2

Jupiter raw image from 24.7 million km

Voyager 2 violet filter image of Jupiter taken from 24.7 million km. This picture was taken on 8 June 1979, 31 days before Voyager 2's closest approach to Jupiter. Jupiter is 140,000 km in diameter. North is at 11:00. (Voyager 2, 19731.06)
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High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-06-08 T 23:47:11
Distance/Range (km): 24,746,130.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +14.79,285.82
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): .424 x .424
Filter: violet (1)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 45.28
Phase Angle (deg): 37.78
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 79.66

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0021
NASA Image ID number: FDS 1973106
Other Image ID number: 0099J2-031
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01D
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01V
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander, jay.s.friedlander@nasa.gov, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov

Last updated: 24 September 2015