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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-13 Earth Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These six narrow-angle color images were made from the first ever 'portrait' of the solar system taken by NASA's Voyager 1, which was more than 4 billion miles from Earth and about 32 degrees above the ecliptic.
PIA00453:
Solar System Portrait - Views of 6 Planets
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-12-20 Kepler-20 Kepler
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This chart compares the first Earth-size planets found around a sun-like star to planets in our own solar system, Earth and Venus. NASA's Kepler mission discovered the newfound planets, called Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f.
PIA14886:
Earth-class Planets Line Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-12 Moon DSPSE
Star Tracker
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In this picture the Moon is seen illuminated solely by light reflected from the Earth--Earthshine from NASA's Clementine spacecraft.
PIA00434:
Clementine Observes the Moon, Solar Corona, and Venus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Peering over the shoulder of giant Saturn, through its rings, and across interplanetary space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the bright, cloudy terrestrial planet, Venus.
PIA14935:
Cassini Spies Bright Venus from Saturn Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Dawn on Saturn is greeted across the vastness of interplanetary space by the morning star, Venus, in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Venus appears just off the edge of the planet directly above the white streak of Saturn's G ring.
PIA14936:
Morning Star
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-13 Sol (our sun) Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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This color image of the sun, Earth and Venus was taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft Feb. 14, 1990, when it was approximately 32 degrees above the plane of the ecliptic and at a slant-range distance of approximately 4 billion miles.
PIA00450:
Solar System Portrait - View of the Sun, Earth and Venus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-13 Sol (our sun) Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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The cameras of Voyager 1 on Feb. 14, 1990, pointed back toward the sun and took a series of pictures of the sun and the planets, making the first ever 'portrait' of our solar system as seen from the outside.
PIA00451:
Solar System Portrait - 60 Frame Mosaic
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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
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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
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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 1996-02-01 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This picture of Venus was taken by 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 1996-02-07 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
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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
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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
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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 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 1996-01-29 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 1996-01-29 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 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 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 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 1998-06-03 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This view from NASA's 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 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 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 1996-01-29 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 1996-08-13 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)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 1996-01-29 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 1996-02-01 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 1996-01-29 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 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 1996-08-13 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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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)
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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
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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 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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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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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 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 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 1996-02-05 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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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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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 1996-03-07 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
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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
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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
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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 1996-09-20 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 1996-02-01 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 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 1996-02-08 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 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 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 1996-02-08 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 1996-03-07 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 1996-03-07 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 1996-03-07 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 1996-03-07 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 1996-03-07 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
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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
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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
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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 1996-03-13 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
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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 1996-03-13 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
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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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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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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 1996-03-14 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 1996-03-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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NASA's 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 1996-03-14 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
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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 1996-03-14 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
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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)
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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)
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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
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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
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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
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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 1996-03-14 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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