Jupiter - Voyager 2

Jupiter raw image from 24 million km

Voyager 2 image of Jupiter from 24 million km. This picture was taken 30 days before closest approach through the violet filter of the narrow angle camera. The Great Red Spot is at right-center of the disk. Jupiter is 140,000 km in diameter and north is at 11:00 (Voyager 2, 19760.53)
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High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-06-09 T 23:36:47
Distance/Range (km): 23,980,000.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view, Great Red Spot
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: violet (1)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): 38.
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VG_0021
NASA Image ID number: FDS 19760.53
Other Image ID number: 0086J2-030
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076-01D
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01V
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