Titan - Voyager 1

Color image of Saturn's largest satellite Titan from 4.5 million km

Titan
Voyager 1 image of Saturn's largest satellite, Titan. This image has been adjusted to recreate the true color of Titan's clouds as closely possible. The southern hemisphere is noticeably brighter and shows a well-defined boundary at the equator. The north polar region at top appears very dark. Titan is 5,150 km in diameter. (Voyager 1, P-23076)
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High resolution tiff file (1.1M)


Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1980-11-09
Distance/Range (km): 4,500,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
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: N/A
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: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-23076
Other Image ID number: 80-H-835, S-1-25
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-084A-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


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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