Gaspra - Galileo

Part of asteroid 951 Gaspra from 5350 km

Galileo image of the tip of asteroid 951 Gaspra taken just over 10 minutes before closest approach on 29 October 1991. The clear filter image was taken from a distance of 5,350 km. The portion of Gaspra shown here extends about 8 km. North is at about 10:00. (Galileo, 01073183.13)
Larger image: 111K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1991-10-29 T 22:26:06
Distance/Range (km): 5349.37
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -7.153,221.389
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater
Instrument: Solid State Imaging CCD Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .46 x .46
Filter: clear (0)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 43.783
Phase Angle (deg): 51.015
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 66.708

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: GO_0007
NASA Image ID number: 01073183.13
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 89-084B-10C
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: Dr. David R. Williams,

Last updated: 24 September 2015