Venus - Magellan

Lava Channels, Lo Shen Valles, Venus from Magellan cycle 2

Magellan radar image of lava channels north of Ovda Regio, Venus. This image shows the Lo Shen Valles, a system of channels and large collapsed source areas. This right-looking image from cycle 2 forms the right side of a pair with the cycle 1 left-looking image C1-15S095;1. This frame is about 75 km across and north is up. (Magellan C1-MIDR 15S095;201,framelet 18)
Larger image: 436K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 638.6
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -14.98/094.51
Orbit(s): 2743-2837

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Channels, Lava Channels
Instrument: Synthetic Aperture Radar
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 240 x 240, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 2.1 x 2.5
Filter: N/A
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 24.8-25.0
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Right
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 24.8-25.0

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0090
NASA Image ID number: C1-15S095;201
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01O
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 89-033B-01C
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