Uranus - Voyager 2

False color image of Uranus and bright cloud from 12.9 million km

Uranus
False-color Voyager 2 image of Uranus showing a bright streak-like cloud at the limb. The picture is composite of images taken through the violet, blue, and orange filters at a distance of 12.9 million km. This view shows the southern hemisphere of Uranus. The doughnut shapes are camera blemishes. Uranus is about 51,000 km in diameter. (Voyager 2, P-29468)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-14
Distance/Range (km): 12,900,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view, cloud
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: violet, orange, blue
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: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-29468
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01O
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 15 May 2003, DRW.