Uranus - Voyager 2

Limb of Uranus from 96,000 km

Uranus
Image of Uranus taken by Voyager 2 about 21 minutes before closest approach. This image, centered at 4 S, 58 W, was taken with the wide angle camera. The frame is approximately 5,300 km from top to bottom and north is at 1:00. Uranus is 51,000 km in diameter. (Voyager 2, 26847.26)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-24 T 17:38:22
Distance/Range (km): 96,238.9
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -04.46, 057.63
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: limb, clouds
Instrument: Wide Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 3.169 x 3.169
Filter: green (5)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 79.88
Phase Angle (deg): 107.17
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 67.57

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0002
NASA Image ID number: FDS 26847.26
Other Image ID number: 1774U2-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076-01M
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01X
Other ID: N/A

Updated 05 May 2003, DRW.