Umbriel - Voyager 2

Color image of Uranus's moon Umbriel from 1 million km

Voyager 2 image of Uranus' satellite Umbriel. Umbriel has the darkest surface and least contrast of the five large satellites of Uranus. Umbriel's surface is covered with impact craters, the bright ring at the top of the image is the 131 km diameter crater, Wunda, centered at 8 S, 274 E. Umbriel has a diameter of about 1170 km. This image was made using violet and clear filters. (Voyager 2, P-29502)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1986-01-23
Distance/Range (km): 1,040,000 km
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: clear, violet
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-29502
Other Image ID number: U-2-21
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-010
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[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: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015