Ida - Galileo

Asteroid 243 Ida from 3,600 km

Galileo close-up clear filter image of asteroid 243 Ida taken from 3,600 km about 3.5 minutes before closest approach. The part of Ida visible in this image is about 30 km from top to bottom. Note the heavily cratered surface, especially visible near the terminator to the left. (Galileo, 02025623.39)
Larger image: 224K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1993-08-28 T 16:48:25
Distance/Range (km): 3605.46
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -22.551,043.764
Orbit(s): flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: craters
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): 68.209
Phase Angle (deg): 50.615
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 29.740

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: GO_0016
NASA Image ID number: 02025623.39
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