Mars - Viking 1 Orbiter

Yuty crater in Chryse Planitia, Mars

Viking 1 Orbiter view of Yuty crater on Mars. The 18 km diameter crater is surrounded by complex ejecta lobes, one of which partly covers an older crater. North is at about ~1:00. (Viking Orbiter 003A07)
Larger image: 417K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1976-06-22 T 17:59:27
Distance/Range (km): 1874.8
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +21.97/034.07
Orbit(s): 3

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Crater
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 1056 x 1182, 7 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.54 x 1.69
Filter: Clear (4)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 61.94
Phase Angle (deg): 57.09
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 34.70

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VO_1010
NASA Image ID number: 003A07
Other Image ID number: 25953682
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 75-075A-01B
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 75-075A-01c
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: Dr. David R. Williams,

Last updated: 24 September 2015