Tethys - Voyager 2

Saturn's moon Tethys and Odysseus crater from 825,000 km

Voyager 2 image of Saturn's moon, Tethys, showing the giant impact crater, Odysseus. Tethys is 1050 km in diameter and the crater is nearly 500 km across. The north pole is on the edge of the disk at 1:30 and Odysseus is centered at 30 N, 130W. This image was taken on 26 August 1981 from a distance of 825,000 km and has a resolution of 8 km/pixel. (Voyager 2, FDS 43980.27
Larger image: 152K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1981-08-25 T 07:15:57
Distance/Range (km): 825,955
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +22.,183.
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, 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_0004
NASA Image ID number: FDS 43980.27
Other Image ID number: Picno 0290S2-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01I
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01W
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander, jay.s.friedlander@nasa.gov, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov

Last updated: 24 September 2015