Mars - Mariner 4

Plains in southern Amazonis Planitia on Mars

Mariner 4 image showing a dark feature in the southern Amazonis Planitia. The part of this feature at upper left is also visible in the lower right of image 5. The image was taken from 14,100 km and the frame is 273 km across and 349 km vertically. North is at 11:00. (Mariner 4, frame 06E)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-07-15 T 00:24
Distance/Range (km): 14,100.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -.05.8, 177.1
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: albedo features
Instrument: Television camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 200 x 200, 6-bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.05 x 1.05
Filter: green
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 22.
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 06E
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