PIA00096: Three-dimensional perspective views of Venusian Terrains composed of reduced resolution left-looking synthetic-aperture radar images merged with altimetry data from the Magellan spacecraft.
Target Name: Venus
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Magellan
Spacecraft: Magellan
Instrument: Imaging Radar
Product Size: 723 x 425 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Addition Date: 1998-06-03
Primary Data Set: Magellan MIDRs
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Original Caption Released with Image:

The view shows most of Galindo (V-40) quadrangle looking east; Atete Corona, in the foreground, is a 600-km-long and about 450-km-wide, circular volcano-tectonic feature. Coronae are believed to form over hot upwellings of magma within the Venusian mantle.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-03