May 22, 1979 (Ls 286.0 MY 13) to Nov 13, 1982 (Ls 226.5 MY 15)
Useful Mission Documents
Description of the Data
This dataset consists of the daily average footpad temperature values and relevant statistics presented on a sol by sol basis. They were obtained from the Viking Lander 1 and 2 thermocouple footpad temperature sensors during VL1 sols 1008-2245 (VL2 values span only VL2 sols 1000-1050).
Retrieving the Data
Go to Volume vl_1002
where Viking 1 and 2 data file and label are identified as vl_avet.dat
within the data folder. A single file contains the VL1 and VL2 data.
Citing datasets for Publication
Tillman, J.E., VL1/VL2-M-FTS-4-SOL-AVG-FTPD-TEMP-V1.0, NASA Planetary Data System, 1989.