Mars - Viking 1 Orbiter

Color mosaic of Olympus Mons on Mars

Mars
Color mosaic of Olympus Mons volcano on Mars from the Viking 1 Orbiter. The mosaic was created using images from orbit 735 taken 22 June 1978. Olympus Mons is about 600 km in diameter and the summit caldera is 24 km above the surrounding plains. The complex aureole terrain is visible at the top of the frame. North is up. (Viking 1 Orbiter MH20N133-735A)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1978-06-22 T 05:00
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +20.,133.
Orbit(s): 735

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: volcano, caldera
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 1056 x 1182, 7 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.54 x 1.69
Filter: N/A
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: VO_2014
NASA Image ID number: MH20N133-735A
Other Image ID number: [SPECIAL.735A]MH20N133
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 75-075A-01f
Other ID: N/A

Updated 21 May 2003, DRW.