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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of Sachs Patera on Venus. Defined as a sag-caldera, Sachs is an elliptical depression 130 meters (81 feet) in depth, spanning 40 kilometers (25 miles) in width along its longest axis.
PIA00473:
Venus - Sag Caldera 'Sachs Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of the eastern Navka Region of Venus. The crater, which is approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) in diameter, displays a butterfly symmetry pattern.
PIA00474:
Venus - Impact Crater in Eastern Navka Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of Crater Stephania in northern Sedna Planitia on Venus. It is one of the smaller craters on Venus.
PIA00475:
Venus - Crater 'Stefania' in N. Sedna Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-22 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows an irregular crater of approximately 14- kilometer (8.7-mile) mean diameter. The crater is actually a cluster of four separate craters that are in rim contact.
PIA00476:
Venus - Multi-Floor Irregular Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full resolution mosaiced image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is located in the Lakshmi region of Venus at 47 degrees north latitude and 334 east longitude.
PIA00477:
Venus - Possible Remnants of a Meteoroid in Lakshmi Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This synthetic aperture radar mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is a global view of the surface of Venus.
PIA00478:
Venus - Global View Centered at 180 degrees
Full Resolution:     TIFF (44.9 MB)     JPEG (8.515 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is from the northeastern Atalanta Region of Venus. The image shows the complex impact crater, Dickinson, characterized by a partial central ring and a floor flooded by radar-dark and radar-bright materials.
PIA00479:
Venus - Complex Crater 'Dickinson' in NE Atalanta Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.043 MB)     JPEG (1.881 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Crater Isabella is seen in this radar image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft. The second largest impact crater on Venus, the crater is named in honor of the 15th Century queen of Spain, Isabella of Castile.
PIA00480:
Venus - Impact Crater 'Isabella
Full Resolution:     TIFF (24.35 MB)     JPEG (7.659 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-02 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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A portion of Alpha Regio is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus from NASA's Magellan spacecraft. In 1963, Alpha Regio was the first feature on Venus to be identified from Earth-based radar.
PIA00481:
Venus - Three-Dimensional Perspective View of Alpha Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (18.02 MB)     JPEG (4.56 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows an area of dark volcanic lava flows overlying the brighter surrounding plains which are thought to have been formed from older flows.
PIA00482:
Venus - Dark Volcanic Lava Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is from the southern portion of Navka. In the center of this image are two bright deposits running north to south.
PIA00483:
Venus - Outflow Channel in South Navka
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft reveals Sacajawea Patera, a large, elongate caldera located in Western Ishtar Terra on the smooth plateau of Lakshmi Planum.
PIA00485:
Venus - A Large Elongated Caldera 'Sacajawea Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This radar image mosaic of Venus from NASA's Magellan spacecraft, is in the Lada region. The mosaic shows a system of east-trending radar-bright and dark lava flows encountering and breaching a north-trending ridge belt (left of center).
PIA00486:
Venus - System of Lava Flows and Ridge Belt
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is from the eastern Ovda region of Venus. The image shows some small volcanic domes on the flank of the volcano Maat.
PIA00487:
Venus - Volcanic Domes on Flank of Volcanic Maat in East Ovda Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.139 MB)     JPEG (398.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-10-23 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This is a full resolution mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft showing a series of complex lava flows which emerge from the northern flank of Sif Mons, a large volcano just to the south.
PIA00471:
Venus - Complex Lava Flows at Sif Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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As NASA's Magellan mission progressed, areas of Venus became accessible for a second look. During Magellan's second 243-day global mapping cycle, the spacecraft was rotated 180 degrees to view the surface from the opposite direction.
PIA00260:
Venus - Comparison of Left and Right Looking Views of Imdr Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Magellan is of part of the Phoebe region of Venus. It is a mosaic of parts of revolutions 146 and 147 acquired in the first radar test on Aug. 16, 1990.
PIA00212:
Venus Phoebe Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This three dimensional representation of brightness variations in NASA's Magellan radar image of Golubkina crater enhances the structural features of the crater.
PIA00209:
Venus - 3-D Perspective of Golubkina Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Two mosaiced pieces of NASA's Magellan image strips display the area east of the Rhea Mons volcano on Venus.
PIA00208:
Venus - Rhea Mons Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image shows a comparison between NASA's Magellan image (right) and the highest resolution Earth-based Arecibo radar image of Venus.
PIA00207:
Venus - Magellan and Arecibo Comparison
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This portion of NASA's Magellan radar image strip shows a small region on Venus 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) wide and 75 km (50 miles) long on the east flank of a major volcanic upland called Beta Regio.
PIA00206:
Venus - Beta Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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After traveling more than 1.5 billion kilometers (948 million miles), NASA's Magellan spacecraft was inserted into orbit around Venus on Aug. 10, 1990.
PIA00205:
Venus - First Radar Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-12 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Three impact craters are displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft of the surface of Venus. The center of the image is located in the northwestern portion of Lavinia Planitia.
PIA00103:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Lavinia Planitia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.28 MB)     JPEG (2.193 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This Magellan image depicts a stereoscopic pair of an area on Venus with small volcanic domes. Stereoscopic images of Venus offer exciting new possibilities for scientific analysis of Venusian landforms.
PIA00251:
Venus - Stereoscopic Images of Volcanic Domes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This comet-like tail, trending northeast from the volcanic structure, is a relatively radar-bright deposit. The volcano, with a base diameter of about 3 miles, is a local topographic high point that has slowed down northeast trending winds.
PIA00243:
Venus - Volcano in Parga Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image compares NASA's Magellan data acquired in August 1990 during the initial test of the radar system (black and white insets) with data acquired by the spacecraft in April 1991 (color background). The area is in the southern hemisphere of Venus.
PIA00220:
Venus - Comparison of Initial Magellan Radar Test and Data Acquired in 4/91
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan shows part of the interior of Ovda Regio, one of the large highlands ringing the equator of Venus. Several tectonic events formed this complex block fractured terrain.
PIA00218:
Venus - Interior of Ovda Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.544 MB)     JPEG (1.953 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a 100-km-wide nova superposed on Yavine Corona. Coronae are roughly circular, volcanic features believed to form over hot upwellings of magma within the Venusian mantle.
PIA00150:
Nova Superposed on Yavine Corona
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-03 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows Yavine Corona, looking northeast. Coronae are roughly circular, volcanic features believed to form over hot upwellings of magma within the Venusian mantle.
PIA00098:
Close-up View of Yavine Corona
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-03 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This view from NASA' Magellan spacecraft is a close-up of Atete Corona, a 600-km-long and 450-km-wide feature at latitude 16 degrees S., longitude 244 degrees; looking north.
PIA00097:
Close-up View of Atete Corona
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows an area of the Lakshmi region on Venus. It is known that this region is located on the low rise that separates Sedna Planitia and Guinevere Planitia, just to the west of Eistla Regio.
PIA00085:
Venus - Lineated Plains in Lakshmi Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-16 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This composite image was created by inserting approximately 70 orbits of NASA's Magellan data into an image obtained at the Arecibo, Puerto Rico radiotelescope and shows a geologically complex region in the southern hemisphere of Venus.
PIA00217:
Arecibo/Magellan Composite of Quetzalpetlatl Corona
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The eastern edge of Alpha Regio is shown in this image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00215:
Venus - Alpha Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.016 MB)     JPEG (2.041 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This area of Venus northeast of Ushas Mons measures 40 by 112 kilometers (25 by 70 miles) and shows evidence of possible explosive volcanism as seen by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00213:
Venus - Ushas Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Magellan is of part of the Phoebe region of Venus. It is a mosaic of parts of revolutions 146 and 147 acquired in the first radar test on Aug. 16, 1990.
PIA00211:
Venus - Phoebe Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (387.2 kB)     JPEG (155.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image of the Venusian crater Golubkina, a 340 kilometer (20.4 miles) diameter impact crater located at about 60.5 degrees north latitude, 287.2 degrees east longitude, contains NASA's Magellan data mosaiced with a Soviet Venera radar image.
PIA00210:
Venus - Golubkina Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-12 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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A portion of western Eistla Regio is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft of the surface of Venus.
PIA00102:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Estla Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.759 MB)     JPEG (1.965 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-12 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This false color image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a portion of Leda Planitia (plains) in the northern hemisphere of Venus, centered at 41 degrees north latitude, 52 degrees east longitude.
PIA00105:
Venus - Simulated Color of Leda Planitia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.15 MB)     JPEG (2.634 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-13 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image covers much of Ovda Regio, which forms the western part of Aphrodite Terra captured by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00146:
Venus - Ovda Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (32.32 MB)     JPEG (5.985 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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NASA's Magellan radar image shows Alpha Regio, a topographic upland. In 1963 Alpha Regio was the first feature on Venus to be identified from Earth based radar.
PIA00147:
Venus - False Color Image of Alpha Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.97 MB)     JPEG (2.259 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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NASA's Magellan image mosaic shows the largest impact crater known to exist on Venus at this point in the Magellan mission. The crater is located north of Aphrodite Terra and east of Eistla Regio and was imaged during orbit 804 on November 12, 1990.
PIA00148:
Venus - Mead Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (42.57 MB)     JPEG (13.87 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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NASA's Magellan full-resolution image shows Maxwell Montes, centered at 65 degrees north latitude and 6 degrees east longitude. Maxwell is the highest mountain on Venus, rising almost 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) above mean planetary radius.
PIA00149:
Venus - Maxwell Montes and Cleopatra Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (21.99 MB)     JPEG (4.966 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This NASA Magellan radar image mosaic is of part of Venus, centered at 51 degrees south latitude, 21 degrees east longitude. Running from west to east across the center of the image is part of a wide lava channel in the Lada Terra region of Venus.
PIA00219:
Venus - Lada Terra Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (473.9 kB)     JPEG (134.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of an area located in the Eistla Region of Venus in the southern hemisphere.
PIA00089:
Venus - Eistla Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.398 MB)     JPEG (788 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This series of pictures shows four views of the planet Venus obtained by NASA's Galileo's Solid State Imaging System at ranges of 1.4 to 2 million miles as the spacecraft receded from Venus.
PIA00223:
Venus - Multiple Views of High-level Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This colorized picture of Venus was taken Feb. 14, 1990, from a distance of almost 1.7 million miles, about 6 days after NASA's Galileo made it's closest approach to the planet.
PIA00111:
Venus Colorized Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of the Venus clouds were taken by NASA's Galileo Solid State Imaging System February 13,1990, at a range of about 1 million miles. The smallest detail visible is about 20 miles. They show the state of the clouds near the top of Venus's cloud
PIA00071:
Venus in Violet and Near Infrared Light
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.081 MB)     JPEG (195.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This picture of Venus was taken by the NASA's Galileo spacecraft's Solid State Imaging System on February 14, 1990, at a range of almost 1.7 million miles from the planet.
PIA00072:
Venus Cloud Patterns (colorized and filtered)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two images of Venus from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the global structure of cloud patterns at two different depths in the upper cloud layers.
PIA00073:
Venus as Viewed Through Violet and Near Infrared Filters
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These are enhanced versions of four views of the planet Venus taken by NASA's Galileo's Solid State Imaging System at distances ranging from 1.4 to 2 million miles as the spacecraft receded from Venus.
PIA00110:
Four Views of Venus (High Pass Filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-08 Venus Magellan
Venus Express
VIRTIS
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This figure shows the volcanic peak Idunn Mons in the Imdr Regio area of Venus. The topographic backbone (brown color) was derived from data obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft and the overlay was derived from data from ESA's Venus Express Spacecraft.
PIA13001:
Surface Warmth on a Venus Volcano
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.23 MB)     JPEG (185.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-18 Venus Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
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Venus Cloud Tops Viewed by Hubble. This is a NASA Hubble Space Telescope ultraviolet-light image of the planet Venus, taken on January 24 1995, when Venus was at a distance of 70.6 million miles (113.6 million kilometers) from Earth.
PIA01544:
Venus Cloud Tops Viewed by Hubble
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