PIA00357: Bright Halo Impact Crater on Ganymede
Target Name: Ganymede
Is a satellite of: Jupiter
Mission: Voyager
Spacecraft: Voyager 2
Instrument: VG ISS - Narrow Angle
Product Size: 816 x 870 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P21762
Addition Date: 1999-02-06
Primary Data Set: Voyager EDRs
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Original Caption Released with Image:

This color picture of Ganymede in the region 30 S 180 W shows features as small as 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) across. Shown is a bright halo impact crater that shows the fresh material thrown out of the crater. In the background is bright grooved terrain that may be the result of shearing of the surface materials along fault planes. The dark background material is the ancient heavily cratered terrain -- the oldest material preserved on the Ganymede surface.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
1999-02-06