Mars - Viking 1 Orbiter

Left stereo image of Tithonium Chasma, Mars

This Viking 1 Orbiter image of Central Tithonium Chasma, Mars forms the left side of a stereo pair with image 064A22. Landslide lobes can be seen in the 6 km deep canyon floor. Some layering is visible in the south wall.The image is 130 km across. North is at ~11:30. (Viking Orbiter 057A45)
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High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1976-08-17 T 04:13:05
Distance/Range (km): 4335.1
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -04.99/085.88
Orbit(s): 57

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Canyon, Chasma, Landslide
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): 28.65
Phase Angle (deg): 53.33
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 28.45

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VO_1011
NASA Image ID number: 057A45
Other Image ID number: 27022614
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