Puck - Voyager 2

Puck, the largest of Uranus's minor satellites

Puck
Detail of Voyager 2 image showing Uranus's moon Puck. At 150 km diameter, Puck is the largest of Uranus' lesser satellites, behind the five major satellites, all of which have diameters greater than 400 km. This image was taken on 24 January 1986 from a distance of 493,000 km. Puck orbits 58,000 km above the Uranian cloud tops with a period of 18 hours, 17 minutes. The satellite is about 130 km across in this image and the rotation axis is vertical. (Voyager 2, FDS 26837.16)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-24 T 09:31:10
Distance/Range (km): 492,616.3
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -60.,258.
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): 0.424 x 0.424
Filter: clear
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 26837.16
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): NSD XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01X
Other ID: N/A

Updated 05 May 2003, DRW.