PIA00239: Venus - Crater Aurelia
 Target Name:  Venus
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Magellan
 Spacecraft:  Magellan
 Instrument:  Imaging Radar
 Product Size:  2048 x 2048 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P37128
 Addition Date:  1996-03-07
 Primary Data Set:  Magellan MIDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA00239.tif (3.282 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA00239.jpg (998.5 kB)

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This Magellan image shows a complex crater, 31.9 kilometers (20 miles) in diameter with a circular rim, terraced walls, and central peaks, located at 20.3 degrees north latitude and 331.8 degrees east longitude. Several unusual features are evidenced in this image: large dark surface up range from the crater; lobate flows emanating from crater ejecta, and very radar-bright ejecta and floor. Aurelia has been proposed to the International Astronomical Union, Subcommittee of Planetary Nomenclature as a candidate name. Aurelia is the mother of Julius Caesar.

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