Magellan radar image of Golubkina crater, Venus

Magellan radar image of Golubkina crater, Venus

R334/0082 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: False-colour, computer-constructed perspective view of the Golubkina crater on Venus. The image was made from data acquired by the Magellan radar- mapping spacecraft in August 1990. Radar brightness data from Magellan has been converted into height data by a complex computer algorithm. The crater itself is the dark area in upper left, with a bright central peak typical of large impact cratering. The terraced nature of the crater walls is caused by their partial collapse after the impact event. Golubkina is about 34km in diameter and is located in high northern latitudes just to the west of the continent Ishtar Terra.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 3d topograpy, astronomy, cosmology, golubkina crater, magellan imagery, planet, planetary, science, surface, venus

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.