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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-27 Venus Magellan
Arecibo Radar Data
Radar System
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The images used for the base of this globe show the northern and southern hemispheres of Venus as revealed by more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in the 1990-1994 NASA Magellan mission.
PIA03167:
Venus Hemispherical Globes (with place names)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-15 Venus Magellan
Arecibo Radar Data
Radar System
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The images used for the base of this globe show the northern and southern hemispheres of Venus as revealed by more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in the 1990-1994 NASA Magellan mission.
PIA03151:
Venus Hemispherical Globes
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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 1996-09-30 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The western half of the planet is displayed in this simple cylindrical map of the surface of Venus obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00255:
Venus - Simple Cylindrical Map of Surface (Western Half)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (21.83 MB)     JPEG (4.354 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-30 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The eastern half of the planet is displayed in this simple cylindrical map of the surface of Venus obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00256:
Venus - Simple Cylindrical Map of Surface (Eastern Half)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (24.03 MB)     JPEG (4.955 MB)
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 1996-07-19 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Ushas Mons, a volcano in the southern hemisphere of Venus is shown in this radar image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft. The volcano is marked by numerous bright lava flows and a set of north-south trending fractures.
PIA00272:
Venus - Simulated Color of Ushas Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (18.64 MB)     JPEG (5.424 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-16 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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A portion of western Eistla Regio is shown in this three dimensional, computer-generated view of the surface of Venus. This NASA Magellan image was released on April 22, 1992.
PIA00200:
Venus - False Color Perspective of Sif and Gula Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.993 MB)     JPEG (1.282 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-13 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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A portion of the eastern edge of Alpha Regio is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus from NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00246:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Eastern Edge of Alpha Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.562 MB)     JPEG (1.222 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Maat Mons is displayed in this 3-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus taken by NASA Magellan. The viewpoint is located north of Maat Mons.
PIA00254:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Maat Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.594 MB)     JPEG (1.611 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 1996-11-12 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 1996-11-12 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 1996-09-13 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This mosaic from NASA's Magellan data is in the Lavinia region of Venus. Three large impact craters can be seen located in a region of fractured plains.
PIA00086:
Mosaic of Large Impact Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-02 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This is a full resolution radar mosaic of the Lavinia region of Venus as seen by NASA's Magellan spacecraft. This area shows a diverse set of geologic features.
PIA00087:
Lavinia Region Ridge Belts, Plains and Lava Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Three large meteorite impact craters are seen in this image obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft of the Lavinia region of Venus.
PIA00214:
Venus - Lavinia Region Impact Craters
Full Resolution:     TIFF (40.25 MB)     JPEG (13.2 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Venus - Venera 8 Landing Site in Navka Region
PIA00460:
Venus - Venera 8 Landing Site in Navka Region
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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 1996-09-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Venus - Magellan Data Superimposed on Pioneer Venus Data - Devana Chasma and Phoebe Regio
PIA00464:
Venus - Magellan Data Superimposed on Pioneer Venus Data - Devana Chasma and Phoebe Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.45 MB)     JPEG (2.287 MB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (34.49 MB)     JPEG (9.458 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The northern hemisphere is displayed in this global view of the surface of Venus. NASA's Magellan synthetic aperture radar mosaics from the first cycle of Magellan mapping were mapped onto a computer-simulated globe to create this image.
PIA00252:
Venus - Computer Simulated Global View of Northern Hemisphere
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.686 MB)     JPEG (1.608 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This global view of the surface of Venus is centered at 0 degrees east longitude. NASA's Magellan synthetic aperture radar mosaics from the first cycle of Magellan mapping were mapped onto a computer-simulated globe to create this image.
PIA00257:
Venus - Computer Simulated Global View Centered at 0 Degrees East Longitude
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.884 MB)     JPEG (1.366 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-23 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The northern hemisphere is displayed in this global view of the surface of Venus as seen by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00270:
Venus - Computer Simulated Global View Centered at 90 Degrees East Longitude
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.793 MB)     JPEG (1.615 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-07-18 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The northern hemisphere is displayed in this global view of the surface of Venus as seen by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00271:
Venus - Computer Simulated Global View of the Northern Hemisphere
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.283 MB)     JPEG (1.764 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-12 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This global view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of the surface of Venus is centered at 180 degrees east longitude.
PIA00104:
Venus - Computer Simulated Global View Centered at 180 Degrees East Longitude
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.169 MB)     JPEG (1.681 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This hemispheric view of Venus, as revealed by more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in the 1990-1994 Magellan mission, is centered on the North Pole. NASA's Magellan spacecraft imaged more than 98% of Venus.
PIA00007:
Hemispheric View of Venus Centered at the North Pole
Full Resolution:     TIFF (41.83 MB)     JPEG (4.592 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This hemispheric view of Venus, as revealed by more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in the 1990-1994 Magellan mission, is centered on the North Pole. NASA's Magellan spacecraft imaged more than 98% of Venus.
PIA00008:
Hemispheric View of Venus Centered at the South Pole
Full Resolution:     TIFF (37.66 MB)     JPEG (3.971 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The hemispheric view of Venus, as revealed by more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in NASA's 1990-1994 Magellan mission, is centered at 0 degrees east longitude.
PIA00157:
Hemispheric View of Venus Centered at 0 Degrees East Longitude
Full Resolution:     TIFF (39.63 MB)     JPEG (4.282 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The hemispheric view of Venus, as revealed by more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in NASA's 1990-1994 Magellan mission, is centered at 90 degrees east longitude.
PIA00158:
Hemispheric View of Venus Centered at 90 Degrees East Longitude
Full Resolution:     TIFF (41.14 MB)     JPEG (4.713 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The view of Venus, after more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in the 1990-1994 NASA Magellan mission, is centered at 180 degrees east longitude.
PIA00159:
Hemispheric View of Venus Centered at 180 East Longitude
Full Resolution:     TIFF (41.1 MB)     JPEG (4.518 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The view of Venus, after more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in the 1990-1994 NASA Magellan mission, is centered at 270 degrees east longitude.
PIA00160:
Hemispheric View of Venus Centered at 270 East Longitude
Full Resolution:     TIFF (40.74 MB)     JPEG (4.371 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This false color image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a portion of Bereghinya Planitia (plains) in the northern hemisphere of Venus.
PIA00259:
Venus - False Color of Bereghinya Planitia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.43 MB)     JPEG (4.199 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Venus - Mosaic of Bahet and Onatah Coronae
PIA00461:
Venus - Mosaic of Bahet and Onatah Coronae
Full Resolution:     TIFF (35.51 MB)     JPEG (15.1 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 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This set of three images from NASA's Magellan spacecraft, shows a small volcano, lava plains distorted into 'wrinkle ridges,' and some unusual wispy-appearing surface deposits.
PIA00267:
Venus - Cycle 1, 2, and 3 Images of Imdr Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (18.82 MB)     JPEG (6.044 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-01 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Maat Mons is displayed in this computer generated three-dimensional perspective of the surface of Venus. This NASA Magellan image was released on April 22, 1992.
PIA00106:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Maat Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.791 MB)     JPEG (1.141 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-12 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Sapas Mons is displayed in the center of this computer-generated three-dimensional perspective view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft of the surface of Venus.
PIA00107:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Sapas Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.277 MB)     JPEG (1.445 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This computer-generated perspective view of Latona Corona and Dali Chasma on Venus shows NASA's Magellan radar data superimposed on topography.
PIA00268:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Latona Corona and Dali Chasma
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.17 MB)     JPEG (1.692 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 1996-11-26 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 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This false-color image obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows the volcano Sapas Mons, which is located in the broad equatorial rise called Atla Regio.
PIA00203:
False Color Image of Volcano Sapas Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.34 MB)     JPEG (1.99 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-13 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This spectacular image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is centered on 30 degrees south latitude, 135 degrees east longitude, spans 3500 kilometers (2170 miles) from east to west (left to right), and shows the near-circular trough of Artemis Chasma.
PIA00101:
Artemis Corona (C2-MIDR)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (21.06 MB)     JPEG (5.318 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 1996-03-08 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from the Atla region of Venus obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows several types of volcanic features and superimposed surface fractures.
PIA00201:
Venus - Volcanic features in Atla Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (21.68 MB)     JPEG (7.23 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full-resolution mosaic of Venus, obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft, shows an area replete with diverse volcanic features.
PIA00265:
Venus - False Color of Volcanic Plains
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.705 MB)     JPEG (1.635 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This false color Magellan image shows a portion of Eistla Regio (region) in the northern hemisphere of Venus, centered at 1 degrees south latitude, 37 degrees east longitude.
PIA00258:
Venus - False Color of Eistla Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.606 MB)     JPEG (1.88 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-06-15 Venus ACRIMSAT
ACRIM3
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Observations of the total solar irradiance made with the ACRIM3 instrument on NASA's ACRIMSAT satellite on June 5 and 6, 2012, tracked the effect of the transit of Venus, which lasted about six hours.
PIA15820:
NASA's ACRIMSAT Observes Venus Transit
Full Resolution:     TIFF (17.31 MB)     JPEG (993.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full resolution radar image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is centered along the eastern edge of Lakshmi Planum and the western edge of Maxwell Montes.
PIA00241:
Venus - Lakshmi Planum and Maxwell Montes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (14.62 MB)     JPEG (3.818 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Many of the impact craters of Venus revealed by NASA's Magellan spacecraft have characteristics unlike craters on any other planetary body. This crater, named Adivar, is located just north of the western Aphrodite highland.
PIA00083:
Venus - Adivar Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.02 MB)     JPEG (3.101 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image is a full-resolution mosaic of several images from NASA's Magellan spacecraft. The radar smooth region in the northern part of the image is Lakshmi Planum, a high plateau region above the mean planetary radius.
PIA00240:
Venus - Lakshmi Planum
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.378 MB)     JPEG (3.592 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a relatively flat plains region composed of many lava flows.
PIA00082:
Venus - Lakshmi Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.78 MB)     JPEG (5.027 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image rom NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows part of the northern boundary of Ovda Regio, one of the large highlands ringing the equator of Venus.
PIA00242:
Venus - Ovda Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (12.06 MB)     JPEG (4.525 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-05 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a region located in a vast plain to the south of Aphrodite Terra. The data for this image was obtained in January 1991.
PIA00202:
Venus - Aine Corona (F-MIDR 59S164)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.077 MB)     JPEG (3.152 MB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.021 MB)     JPEG (2.766 MB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.549 MB)     JPEG (552.7 kB)
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Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows part of the lowland plains in Sedna Planitia.
PIA00307:
Magellan's Perspective View of Sedna Planitia, 45 N, 11 E
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.943 MB)     JPEG (693.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows the boundary between the lowland plains and characteristic Venusian highland terrain in Ovda Regio.
PIA00310:
Magellan's Perspective View of Ovda Regio, 0 N, 129 E
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.734 MB)     JPEG (606.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft reveals Sacajawea Patera, a large, elongate caldera located in western Ishtar Terra on the smooth plateau of Lakshmi Planum.
PIA00216:
Venus - False Color of Sacajawea Petera
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.198 MB)     JPEG (411.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-13 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Two unusual volcanic domes are shown in this full-resolution mosaic obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00244:
Venus - Volcanic Domes East of Beta Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.937 MB)     JPEG (1.36 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Venus - Comparison of Venera and Magellan Resolutions
PIA00465:
Venus - Comparison of Venera and Magellan Resolutions
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.626 MB)     JPEG (1.445 MB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.288 MB)     JPEG (2.243 MB)
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 1996-11-26 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 1996-02-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This Magellan full resolution mosaic, centered at 12.3 north latitude, 8.3 degrees east longitude, shows an area in the Eistla region of Venus.
PIA00084:
Venus - Eistla Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.594 MB)     JPEG (2.51 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows part of the lowlands to the north of Ovda Regio. The prominent topographic feature is a shield volcano.
PIA00308:
Magellan's Perspective View of Ovda Regio, 15 N, 77 E
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.113 MB)     JPEG (469.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows the boundary between the lowland plains and characteristic Venusian highland terrain in Ovda Regio.
PIA00309:
Magellan's Perspective View of Ovda Regio, 0 N, 77 E
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.144 MB)     JPEG (581.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows the impact crater Markham, named after the English aviator Beryl Markham.
PIA00312:
Magellan's View of Crater Markham, 0 N, 163 E
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.378 MB)     JPEG (348.9 kB)
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
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft, with radar illumination from west to east, shows three unusual volcanoes located in the Guinevere Planitia lowland.
PIA00261:
Venus - Volcanos in Guinevere Planitia
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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
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full resolution radar mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraftshows an oblique view of the impact crater Riley, named for Margaretta Riley, a 19th Century botanist.
PIA00266:
Venus - Oblique View of Crater Riley
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows the boundary between the lowland plains and characteristic Venusian highland terrain in Ovda Region.
PIA00311:
Magellan's Perspective View of Ovda Regio, 0 S, 129 E
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows part of Sedna Planitia and illustrates a common phenomenon of the lowland plains of Venus.
PIA00306:
Magellan's Perspective View of Sedna Planitia, 45 N, 350 E
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-27 Venus Mariner 2
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NASA's Mariner 2 was the world's first successful interplanetary spacecraft. Launched August 27, 1962, on an Atlas-Agena rocket, Mariner 2 passed within about 34,000 kilometers (21,000 miles) of Venus.
PIA04594:
Mariner 2 (Artist's Concept)
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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 1996-03-13 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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These two radar images from NASA's Magellan spacecraft are centered about 60.5 degrees south latitude and 348.8 degrees east longitude in the eastern Lavinia Region of Venus.
PIA00247:
Venus - Left and Right Looking Images of Lavinia Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full-resolution image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows the northern part of the Akna Montes (mountains) of Venus.
PIA00250:
Venus - Wanda Crater in Akna Montes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-23 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full resolution radar mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a 200 kilometer (124 mile) segment of a sinuous channel on Venus.
PIA00253:
Venus - Sinuous Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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NASA's Magellan synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaged this unique 'triplet crater,' or 'crater field' during orbits 418-421 on Sept. 21, 1990. The three craters appear to have relatively steep walls.
PIA00088:
Venus - Stein Triplet Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a complex crater with a circular rim, terraced walls, and central peaks.
PIA00239:
Venus - Crater Aurelia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-13 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This compressed resolution radar mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a 600 kilometers (360 mile) segment of the longest channel discovered on Venus in 1990.
PIA00245:
Venus - 600 Kilometer Segment of Longest Channel on Venus
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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 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This is a stereo image pair of crater Goeppert-Mayer obtained by NASA's Magellan radar mapping mission.
PIA00269:
Venus - Stereo Image Pair of Crater Goeppert-Mayer
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-02 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Sif Mons is displayed in this computer-simulated view obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft of the surface of Venus.
PIA00108:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Sif Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-02 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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A corona is displayed in this computer-simulated view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft of the surface of Venus.
PIA00109:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Idem-Kuva
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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A portion of western Eistla Regio is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus as seen by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00233:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Eistla Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Gula Mons is displayed in this computer-simulated view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft of the surface of Venus.
PIA00234:
Venus - 3-D Perspective View of Gula Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This is full-resolution mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft. The bright feature, slightly south of center is interpreted to be a volcano with a large apron of blocky debris to its right and some smaller aprons to its left.
PIA00264:
Venus - Volcano With Massive Landslides
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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 1996-02-01 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
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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NASA's Magellan spacecraft has observed remnant landslide deposits apparently resulting from the collapse of volcanic structures.
PIA00263:
Venus - Landslide Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This false-color image is a near-infrared map of lower-level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet's night side on Feb. 10, 1990.
PIA00124:
Infrared Image of Low Clouds on Venus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image is a false color version of a near infrared map of lower level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer aboard the Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet Feb. 10, 1990.
PIA00112:
Venus Nightside through the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows part of the lowland plains in Sedna Planitia. Circular depressions with associated fracture patterns, called 'coronae.'
PIA00313:
Sedna Planitia (Left Member of a Synthetic Stereo Pair)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, shows part of the lowland plains in Sedna Planitia.
PIA00314:
Sedna Planitia (Right Member of a Synthetic Stereo Pair)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, is a look westward across the Fortuna Tessera toward the slopes of Maxwell Montes.
PIA00315:
Looking Westward Across the Fortuna Tessera (Left Member of a Synthetic Stereo Pair)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Venus, generated by computer from NASA's Magellan data and color-coded with emissivity, is a look westward across the Fortuna Tessera toward the slopes of Maxwell Montes.
PIA00316:
Looking Westward Across the Fortuna Tessera (Right Member of a Synthetic Stereo Pair)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft covers part of the eastern flank of the volcano Sapas Mons on the western edge of Atla Regio.
PIA00099:
East Part of Sapas Mons with Flooded Crater
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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 1996-09-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Venus - Barton Crater
PIA00463:
Venus - Barton Crater
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