Mars - Viking 1 Orbiter

Orbiter image of Viking 1 Lander site on Mars

Viking 1 Orbiter image of the Viking 1 Lander site on Mars at the upper right. The site, in Chryse Planitia, is approximately pointed to by the longest wind streak, and is about twice the length of the streak from the streak crater. North is at 11:30. The image is approximately 50 km across. (Viking Orbiter 038A02)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1976-07-28 T 17:04:10
Distance/Range (km): 1559.6
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +22.19
Orbit(s): 38

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Landing site, Wind streak
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera B
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 1056 x 1182, 7 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.54 x 1.69
Filter: Clear (4)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 46.26
Phase Angle (deg): 58.87
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 23.94

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VO_1010
NASA Image ID number: 038A02
Other Image ID number: 26647227
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 75-075A-01B
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 75-075A-01c
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015