Mars - Viking 2 Orbiter

Aureoles at the base of Olympus Mons, Mars

Mars
Viking 2 Orbiter image of Martian Aureole units northeast of Olympus Mons, possibly formed by massive land slides on the flanks of the giant volcano. The image is 93 km across. North is up. (Viking Orbiter 043B20)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1976-09-22 T 10:40:28
Distance/Range (km): 3474.3
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +27.09/128.95
Orbit(s): 43

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Volcano, Plains
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): 57.98
Phase Angle (deg): 54.90
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 3.45

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VO_1051
NASA Image ID number: 043B20
Other Image ID number: 47368855
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 75-083A-01D
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 75-083A-01a
Other ID: N/A

Updated 23 May 2003, DRW.