Venus - Magellan

Outflow channel on Ammavaru volcano, Venus

Magellan radar image of an outflow channel on the southwest flank of Ammavaru volcano, Venus. The collapsed source at the top of the channel (upper right) is about 50 km long, and the main channel is about 5 km wide and 300 km long. North is up. (Magellan F-MIDR 50S021;1,framelet 3)
Larger image: 469K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 1497.4
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -50.00/021.05
Orbit(s): 541-597

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Channel, Volcano
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): 23.9-22.5
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 23.9-22.5

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0039
NASA Image ID number: F-50S021;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