Jupiter - Voyager 2

Jupiter raw image from 24.4 million km

Voyager 2 image of Jupiter taken 30 days before closest approach, which took place on 9 July 1979. This narrow angle image was taken through the orange filter from a distance of 24,360,000 km. The Great Red Spot is visible at lower left. Jupiter is 140,000 km in diameter and north is at 12:30. (Voyager 2, 19746.07)
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High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-06-09 T 11:47:59
Distance/Range (km): 24,361,118
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +58.78,113.27
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: orange (3)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 77.55
Phase Angle (deg): 37.55
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 54.05

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0021
NASA Image ID number: FDS 19746.07
Other Image ID number: 1000J2-031
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