Uranus - Voyager 2

Uranus crescent viewed from 800,000 km

Image of crescent Uranus taken by Voyager 2 about 14 hours after closest approach. This view was obtained with the wide-angle camera using the green filter. The frame is about 44,000 km from top to bottom, (Uranus is 51,000 km in diameter). The north pole of Uranus is just off the center of the frame to the right. (Voyager 2, 26865.51)
Larger image: 225K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-25 T 8:23:10
Distance/Range (km): 800,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: limb, terminator
Instrument: Wide Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 3.169 x 3.169
Filter: green (5)
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_0002
NASA Image ID number: FDS 26865.51
Other Image ID number: 1079U2 + 000
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076-01M
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 77-076A-01X
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