Callisto - Voyager 1

Jupiter's moon Callisto from 325,000 km

Voyager 1 image of Jupiter's satellite, Callisto from 325,000 km. The lower left portion of the picture shows part of the Valhalla ringed structure. The bright spot just above and right of center contains the 81 km crater Fadir, centered at 56 N, 13 W. Just below and to right of this is the dark ring of the 287 km diameter crater Aningah, at 51 N, 8 W. Callisto has a heavily cratered surface, indicating little resurfacing activity. North is at 1:00. (Voyager 1, FDS 16418.54)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-03-06 T 11:40:42
Distance/Range (km): 324,127.0
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): + 42.67, 042.56
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, basin
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): 42.19
Phase Angle (deg): 41.43
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 42.43

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0019
NASA Image ID number: FDS 16418.54
Other Image ID number: Picno 1771J+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