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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 1996-02-08 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 1996-01-29 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 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
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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 1996-02-01 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 1996-01-29 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This radar image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of a 'half crater' located in the rift between Rhea and Theia Montes in Beta Regio on Venus and has been cut by many fractures or faults since it was formed by the impact of a large asteroid.
PIA00100:
Venus - Fractured Somerville Crater in Beta Regio
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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 1996-02-01 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 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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NASA's Magellan spacecraft observed remnant landslide deposits apparently resulting from the collapse of volcanic structures. This radar image is centered in the southwestern Navka Region of Venus.
PIA00262:
Venus - Landslide in Navka Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-10-23 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft covers region near Hestia Rupes on the northwestern corner of Aphrodite Terra. This complex network exhibits tributary-like branches similar to those observed in river systems on Earth.
PIA00469:
Venus - Complex Network of Narrow Fractures Near Hestia Rupes Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Landslides on Venus! The image on the left was taken in late November of 1990 during Magellan's first trip around Venus. The image on the right was taken July 23, as the Magellan spacecraft passed over the region for the second time.
PIA00248:
Venus - Aphrodite Terra
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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 1996-02-05 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 1996-11-14 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
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-02 Venus MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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This image from NASA's MESSENGER is one of many from the latest vulcanoid search are currently being transmitted to Earth. Vulcanoids are small rocky bodies that have been postulated to exist but not yet been detected.
PIA12443:
A View of Venus while Searching for Vulcanoids
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of an impact crater located in Guinevere Planitia on Venus.
PIA00238:
Venus - Impact Crater in Guinevere Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Venus - Multiple-Floored, Irregular Impact Crater
PIA00462:
Venus - Multiple-Floored, Irregular Impact Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-10-23 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This crater in the Navka region of Venus was mapped by NASA's Magellan on Sept. 26-27, 1990 during orbits 459 and 460. It has the terraced walls, flat radar-dark floor, and central peak that are characteristic of craters classified as complex.
PIA00470:
Venus - Complex Crater 'Buck' in Navka Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-05 Venus MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft snapped a series of images as it approached Venus on June 5. The planet is enshrouded by a global layer of clouds that obscures its surface to the MESSENGER Dual Imaging System (MDIS) cameras.
PIA10124:
Approaching Venus Image #2
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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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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 1996-02-05 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
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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 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Southwest Lakshmi Planum (plains) is bounded on the south by the Danu Montes (mountains) as shown by NASA's Magellan spacecraft.
PIA00249:
Venus - Danu Montes and Lakshmi Planum
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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 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full-resolution image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows an impact crater named Jeanne. The distinctive triangular shape of the ejecta indicates that the impacting body probably hit obliquely, traveling from southwest to northeast.
PIA00472:
Venus - Impact Crater 'Jeanne
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This view of the surface of Venus acquired by NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a geographically young region of lowland plains. The location is near the equator between two highland areas known as Asteria Regio and Phoebe Regio.
PIA00237:
Venus - Asteria Regio and Phoebe Regio
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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 1998-06-03 Venus Pioneer Venus
Imaging Radar
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This perspective view of Ishtar Terra was derived from data obtained by NASA's Pioneer Venus spacecraft's altimetry radar instrument.
PIA00093:
Perspective View of Ishtar Terra
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-07 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows the impact crater Golubkina.
PIA00236:
Venus - Crater Golubkina
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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 1996-11-20 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 1996-10-23 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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In September 1990, Magellan imaged this impact crater that is representative of Venusian craters that are of the proper diameter (about 15 kilometers) to be 'transitional' in their morphology between 'complex' and irregular' craters.
PIA00468:
Venus - 'Transitional' Crater
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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
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-05 Venus MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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After acquiring hundreds of high-resolution images during close approach to Venus, NASA's MESSENGER turned its wide-angle camera back to the planet and acquired a departure sequence.
PIA10125:
MESSENGER Bids Farewell to Venus Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-24 Venus MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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On Oct. 24, 2006, NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft came within 2,990 kilometers (1,860 miles) of Venus during its second planetary encounter.
PIA10123:
Approaching Venus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-10-23 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is in the Lavinia Region of Venus. Volcanic vent areas in this part of the plains west of Alpha Regio consist of domes and pits up to nearly 3 kilometers across.
PIA00467:
Venus - Lavinia Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images are two versions of a near-infrared map of lower-level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet February 10, 1990.
PIA00222:
Venus - Lower-level Nightside Clouds As Seen By NIMS
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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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The view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft 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.
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.
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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 1996-11-20 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 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 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 1998-06-03 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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The view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows part of Galindo (V40) quadrangle looking north; Nagavonyi Corona is in the foreground. Coronae are roughly circular, volcanic features believed to form over hot upwellings of magma within the Venusian mantle.
PIA00095:
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.
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows an impact crater in the central Eistla Region of the equatorial highlands of Venus. The crater is slightly irregular in platform and its walls appear terraced.
PIA00466:
Venus - Large Impact Crater in the Eistla Region
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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 1996-02-08 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images are two versions of a near-infrared map of lower-level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet February 10, 1990.
PIA00221:
Venus - Lower-level Clouds As Seen By NIMS
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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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