Rhea - Voyager 1

Saturn's Satellite Rhea from 720,000 km

Voyager 1 image of Saturn's satellite Rhea. At 1530 km diameter, Rhea is Saturn's second largest satellite behind Titan. This view shows the heavily cratered Saturn-facing hemisphere. The north pole is just over the edge of the disk at 12:30. The large crater to the south is Izanagi. This image was taken from a distance of 720,000 km and has a resolution of 67 km/pixel. (Voyager 1, FDS 34939.54)
Larger image: 127K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1980-11-12 T 20:28:33
Distance/Range (km): 719,410
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -10.,341.
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view, crater
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: number -1
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0004
NASA Image ID number: FDS 34939.54
Other Image ID number: Picno 1558S1-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-084A-01J
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-084A-01Q
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander, jay.s.friedlander@nasa.gov, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov

Last updated: 24 September 2015