Mars - Mariner 4

Orthographic shaded relief image using Mariner 4 frames 1 and 2

Composite shaded albedo map produced from Mariner 4 images 1 and 2. The image is centered at roughly 31 N, 186 W in the Elysium Planitia region on Mars. The image is about 500 km across at the bottom and north is up (Mariner 4, map 1-2a)
Larger image: 360K

High resolution jpeg file (2.2M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-07-15 T 00:18
Distance/Range (km): 17,000.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): 31, 186 W
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: albedo features, limb, craters
Instrument: Television camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 200 x 200, 6-bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.05 x 1.05
Filter: N/A
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 27
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, 1-2a
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: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015