Venus - Magellan

Wind streaks in Guinevere Planitia,Venus

Magellan radar image of wind streaks on Venus. The bright fan shaped streaks are probably the result of erosion of darker surface material exposing the underlying material. The black smooth areas around the streaks may represent deposition of this darker surface material. These streaks are centered at 22.3N,332.1E in the Guinevere Planitia region. North is up. (Magellan F-MIDR 20N334;1,framelets 2 and 3 )
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 456.4
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +20.00/334.54
Orbit(s): 376-405

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Wind streaks,Acolian
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): 44.6-45.3
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 44.6-45.3

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0001
NASA Image ID number: F-20N334;1
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01N
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 89-033B-01F
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