Uranus - Voyager 2

Uranus' southern hemisphere from about 7 million km

Uranus
Voyager 2 image of Uranus' southern hemisphere taken from about 7,000,000 km, 5 days before closest approach. This narrow angle was taken through the orange filter. The south pole is near the center of the disk. Uranus is 51,000 km in diameter. (Voyager 2, 26704.43)
Larger image:

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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-19 T 23:28:46
Distance/Range (km): 7,000,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view, pole
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): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0002
NASA Image ID number: FDS 26704.43
Other Image ID number: 0411U2-005
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01M
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01X
Other ID: N/A

Updated 05 May 2003, DRW.