Venus - Magellan

Group of volcanic features southeast of Beta Regio, Venus

Magellan full-resolution image of a group of volcanic features on Venus. This image is centered at 10N,301E and is 489 km by 311 km. The area exhibits a shield field, dome volcanoes, calderas and lava flows. Note the feature furthest east (right) which appears to be shield volcano 35 km in diameter from which one flank has been rafted about 20 km to the south. North is up. (Magellan press release P-40686)
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High resolution tiff file (3.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1992-08-11
Distance/Range (km): 406.9
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): 10.00/301.00
Orbit(s): 2001-2032

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: 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): 45.7-45.8
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 45.7-45.8

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0047
NASA Image ID number: P-40686
Other Image ID number: F-10N301;1
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01K
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: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015