Miranda - Voyager 2

Close-up view of Uranus' moon Miranda from 31,000 km

Miranda
Voyager 2 image of Uranus' moon, Miranda, from a distance of 31,000 km. This high-resolution (600 meters) view of Miranda is centered at 88 S, 268 E. near the south pole. A complex array of fractures, grooves, and craters is evident in this image, pointing to an active geologic history. The grooves reach depths of a few kilometers. The image is about 240 km across. (Voyager 2, FDS 2684626, P-29513 B/W)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-24 T 16:50:22
Distance/Range (km): 31,399.3
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -87.94, 267.60
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: grooves, fractures, craters
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): 13.95
Phase Angle (deg): 37.64
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 25.46

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0002
NASA Image ID number: FDS 2684626
Other Image ID number: P-29513 B/W, 1714U2-001
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.