Uranus - Voyager 2

Image of Uranus centered near the south pole, from 1.9 million km

Uranus
Voyager 2 image of Uranus' southern hemisphere, which was facing the sun at the time of the flyby. The image is centered near 85 S latitude and was taken from 1.9 million km through the methane filter. Uranus is 51,000 km in diameter. (Voyager 2, 26804.30)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-23 T 07:18:22
Distance/Range (km): 1,881,950.5
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -84.70, 340.30
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view
Instrument: Wide Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 3.169 x 3.169
Filter: CH4_U (6)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 5.01
Phase Angle (deg): 17.14
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 15.01

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0002
NASA Image ID number: FDS 26804.30
Other Image ID number: 0998U2-002
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.