Jupiter - Voyager 2

Voyager 2 image of Jupiter and the Great Red Spot. To the lower left of the Red Spot lies one of the three white ovals. Note the complex patterns of clouds associated with these features. The Red Spot is approximately 12,000 km from top to bottom, and the smallest features which can be resolved in this image are about 170 km in size. North is at about 11:00. This image is a less enhanced version of image P-21732. (Voyager 2, P-21732s)
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High resolution tif file (742K)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-06-29
Distance/Range (km): 9,000,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: clouds, 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: clear, orange, green
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-21732s
Other Image ID number: PICNO 1662J2-011, PICNO 1664J2-011, PICNO 1662J2-011
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): NSD XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
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