Mars - Viking 1 Orbiter

Right stereo image of Tithonium Chasma, Mars

This Viking 1 Orbiter image of Central Tithonium Chasma, Mars forms the right side of a pair with image 057A45. Landslide lobes can be seen on the 6 km deep canyon floor. Some layering is visible on the south wall. The image is ~90 km across. North is at ~11:30. (Viking Orbiter 064A22)
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High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1976-08-24 T 08:33:00
Distance/Range (km): 3217.5
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -04.93/085.43
Orbit(s): 64

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Canyon, Chasma, Landslide
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera B
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): 28.55
Phase Angle (deg): 33.81
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 5.61

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VO_1011
NASA Image ID number: 064A22
Other Image ID number: 27161095
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: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015