Callisto - Voyager 1

View of Jupiter's moon Callisto from 1,220,000 km

Voyager 2 image of Jupiter's satellite Callisto from a distance of 1,220,000 km. The bright circular region at the left edge of the disk is Valhalla, a ringed structure which extends out nearly 1500 km from its center at 16 N, 57 W. The left-most of the two bright areas at the bottom of the image is 274 km diameter Adlinda, centered at 57 S, 23 W. Callisto is 4,800 km in diameter and north is at 10:30 in this image. (Voyager 1, FDS 16399.48 )
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-03-05 T 20:23:54
Distance/Range (km): 1,219,977.0
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +0.52,351.51
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: clear
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 55.82
Phase Angle (deg): 36.00
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 19.82

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0018
NASA Image ID number: FDS 16399.48
Other Image ID number: Picno 0625J1+000
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-084A-01B
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01P
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