Miranda - Voyager 2

Craters and scarps on Uranus' moon, Miranda, from 36,000 km

Miranda
Voyager 2 high resolution image of craters and scarps on Uranus' innermost large satellite, Miranda. This image, taken from a distance of 36,000 km through the clear filter, has a resolution of about 800 meters. Note the two terrain types: high elevation cratered terrain at the top and lower, faulted terrain. The impact crater to the lower right is the 25 km diameter Alonso, centered at 44S, 353E, North is at about 1:30. (Voyager 2, FDS 26846.17, P-29512 B/W)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-24 T 16:43:10
Distance/Range (km): 36,268
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -22.27,337.29
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, scarp
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: clear
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 72.10
Phase Angle (deg): 25.29
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 56.52

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0002
NASA Image ID number: FDS 26846.17
Other Image ID number: 1705U2-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01P
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01X
Other ID: N/A

Updated 05 May 2003, DRW.