Larissa - Voyager 2

Neptune's Satellite Larissa from about 2.5 million km

Detail of Voyager 2 image showing Neptune's Satellite Larissa. Larissa has dimensions of 210 x 180 x 180 km and is about 175 km in this image. The moon orbits Neptune in about 13 hours, 20 minutes at a distance of 48,800 km above the cloud tops. The image was taken on 24 August 1989 from a distance of about 2,450,000 km. North is at 12:30. (Voyager 2, FDS 11381.48)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1989-08-24 T 21:08:45
Distance/Range (km): 2,4500,000
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): 0.424 x 0.424
Filter: clear
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_0011
NASA Image ID number: FDS 11381.48
Other Image ID number: Picno 1284N2-001
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): NSD XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076-01F
Other ID:


[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: Dr. David R. Williams,

Last updated: 24 September 2015