Venus - 3D Perspective View of Eistla Regio
April 4, 2003
A portion of western Eistla Regio is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus. The viewpoint is located 1,310 kilometers (812 miles) southwest of Gula Mons at an elevation of 0.78 kilometer (0.48 mile). The view is to the northeast with Gula Mons appearing on the horizon. Gula Mons, a 3 kilometer (1.86 mile) high volcano, is located at approximately 22 degrees north latitude, 359 degrees east longitude. The impact crater Cunitz, named for the astronomer and mathematician Maria Cunitz, is visible in the center of the image. The crater is 48.5 kilometers (30 miles) in diameter and is 215 kilometers (133 miles) from the viewer's position.
Topics: Environment, Cunitz, Gula Mons, Volcanoes of Venus, Maria Cunitz, Sif Mons, Gula, Lists of places, Venus, Solar System, Planetary science, astronomer and mathematician