Venus - Magellan

Magellan press release image comparing test data

Magellan press release image showing an area centered at 35S,294E on Venus, between Themis Regio and Tefnut Mons. This image compares Magellan data acquired in April 1991 during the first mapping cycle (color). The area is about 540 km on a side. The image shows a bright fractured area to the southwest. (North is up.) (Magellan press release P-38359)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1991-05-28
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -35.00/294.00E
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Volcano,Plains,Fracture
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): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-38359
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01L
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