Mars - Mariner 4

Western border of Amazonis Planitia from 14,900 km

Mariner 4 image showing an area on the western border of Amazonis Planitia, centered at 7 N, 181 W. The frame is 304 km across and 450 km from top to bottom. A few craters can be discerned, but the shading is subdued due to the high sun angle. The image was taken from 14,900 km and north is at 11:30. The top left corner of this image overlaps the lower right corner of image 3. (Mariner 4, frame 04B)
Full resolution size: 410K

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-07-15 T 00:22
Distance/Range (km): 14,900.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): 06.9, 180.9 W
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater
Instrument: Television camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 200 x 200, 6-bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.05 x 1.05
Filter: red
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 14.
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: Mariner 4, frame 04B
Other Image ID number:
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 64-0771-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
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