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Dione Global Maps

Dione Global Maps

September 2011

Presented here is a complete set of cartographic map sheets from a high-resolution Dione atlas, a project of the Cassini Imaging Team.

The map sheets form a 15-quadrangle series covering the entire surface of Dione at a nominal scale of 1:1,000,000. An index for the atlas is included here, along with an unlabeled version of each terrain section.

The map data was acquired by the Cassini imaging experiment. The mean radius of Dione used for projection of the maps is 562.53 kilometers (349.54 miles).

Names for features have been approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

This atlas is an update to the version released in August 2008 (see PIA08418 and below).

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

 
Maps


The Dione Atlas -- Images

1. Dione Atlas Index (PDF, 1.16 MB)
2. Phorbas (PDF, 6.47 MB)
3. Aeneas (PDF, 9.74 MB)
4. Herbesus (PDF, 10.77 MB)
5. Latinus (PDF, 11.19 MB)
6. Clusium Fossae (PDF, 9.8 MB)
7. Romulus (PDF, 8.61 MB)
8. Lagus (PDF, 11.44 MB)
9. Mezentius (PDF, 10.99 MB)
10. Padua Chasmata (PDF, 10.9 MB)
11. Eurotas Chasmata (PDF, 10.24 MB)
12. Dido (PDF, 8.02 MB)
13. Evander (PDF, 10.15 MB)
14. Sabinus (PDF, 9.76 MB)
15. Prytanis (PDF, 9.02 MB)
16. Aufidus Catena (PDF, 6.8 MB)





Previous Release -- May 2008

Presented here is a complete set of cartographic map sheets from a high-resolution Dione atlas, a project of the Cassini Imaging Team. The map sheets form a 15-quadrangle series covering the entire surface of Dione at a nominal scale of 1:1,000,000. An index for the atlas is included here, along with an unlabeled version of each terrain section. The map data was acquired by the Cassini imaging experiment. The mean radius of Dione used for projection of the maps is 562.53 kilometers (349.54 miles). Names for features have been approved by the International Astronomical Union.

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

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Maps


The Dione Atlas -- Images

1. SD-1.pdf (PDF, 3.28 MB)
2. Aeneas.pdf (PDF, 4.03 MB)
3. Herbesus.pdf (PDF, 4.15 MB)
4. Latinus.pdf (PDF, 3.98 MB)
5. ClusiumFossae.pdf (PDF, 4 MB)
6. Romulus.pdf (PDF, 3.79 MB)
7. Lagus.pdf (PDF, 4.32 MB)
8. Mezentius.pdf (PDF, 4.36 MB)
9. PaduaChasmata.pdf (PDF, 3.87 MB)
10. EurotasChasmata.pdf (PDF, 4 MB)
11. Dido.pdf (PDF, 3.74 MB)
12. Evander.pdf (PDF, 4.18 MB)
13. Sabinus.pdf (PDF, 4.01 MB)
14. Prytanis.pdf (PDF, 3.85 MB)
15. AufidusCatena.pdf (PDF, 3.61 MB)
16. DioneAtlasIndex.jpg (JPG, 1.18 MB)





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