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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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (14.62 MB)     JPEG (3.818 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 1996-03-07 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 1996-03-08 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 1996-03-13 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 1996-03-13 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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.233 MB)     JPEG (1.415 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 1996-03-13 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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.795 MB)     JPEG (1.644 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 1 took this photo of Jupiter Feb. 1, 1979. Voyager scientists saw that different colors in clouds around the Great Red Spot imply that the clouds swirl around the spot at varying altitudes.
PIA00235:
Jupiter with Satellite Io
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.226 MB)     JPEG (37.26 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.933 MB)     JPEG (1.142 MB)
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
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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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 1996-03-14 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 1996-03-14 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 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 1996-03-14 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 1996-03-14 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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.305 MB)     JPEG (2.441 MB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.638 MB)     JPEG (587.3 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.555 MB)     JPEG (747.4 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.237 MB)     JPEG (964.2 kB)
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 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 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 1996-03-14 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 1996-03-14 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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.228 MB)     JPEG (811.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mosaic composed of 102 Viking Orbiter images of Mars, covering nearly a full hemisphere of the planet (approximate latitude -55 to 60 degrees, longitude 30 to 130 degrees).
PIA00003:
Valles Marineris Hemisphere
Full Resolution:     TIFF (56.07 MB)     JPEG (3.032 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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This mosaic is composed of about 100 red- and violet- filter Viking Orbiter images, digitally mosaiced in an orthographic projection at a scale of 1 km/pixel.
PIA00004:
Schiaparelli Hemisphere
Full Resolution:     TIFF (60.98 MB)     JPEG (3.383 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
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An oblique, color image of central Valles Marineris, Mars showing relief of Ophir and Candor Chasmata; view toward north. The photograph is a composite of Viking high-resolution images in black and white and low-resolution images in color.
PIA00005:
Oblique View of Valles Marineris
Full Resolution:     TIFF (26.69 MB)     JPEG (1.665 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
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An oblique, color image of central Valles Marineris, Mars showing relief of Ophir and Candor Chasmata; view toward east. The photograph is a composite of Viking high-resolution images in black and white and low-resolution images in color.
PIA00006:
Oblique View with Altimetry of Valles Marineris
Full Resolution:     TIFF (23.9 MB)     JPEG (1.57 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 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Shown here is an oblique view of the polar region, as seen with NASA's Viking 1 spacecraft orbiting Mars over latitude 39 degrees north.
PIA00009:
North Polar Ice Cap
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.5 MB)     JPEG (952.7 kB)
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 1996-07-19 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 1996-08-01 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 1996-08-01 Jupiter Voyager
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This photo of Jupiter's Great Red Spot was taken by Voyager 1 in early March 1979.
PIA00022:
Jupiter Great Red Spot Mosaic
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.08 MB)     JPEG (324 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-01 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two images of Uranus, one in true color and the other in false color, were compiled from images returned in 1986, by the narrow-angle camera of NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA00032:
Uranus in True and False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.847 MB)     JPEG (99.59 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-05 Earth Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This false-color mosaic of the central part of the Andes mountains of South America (70 degrees w. longitude, 19 degrees s. latitude) is made up of 42 images acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft from an altitude of about 25,000 kilometers (15,000 miles).
PIA00133:
Earth - False Color Mosaic of the Andes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (49.61 MB)     JPEG (2.406 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-08 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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This 4.5 billion-year-old rock, labeled meteorite ALH84001, is one of 10 rocks from Mars in which researchers have found organic carbon compounds that originated on Mars without involvement of life.
PIA00289:
Carbon Compounds from Mars Found Inside Meteorite ALH84001
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-08 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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This photograph shows orange-colored carbonate mineral globules found in a meteorite, called ALH84001, believed to have once been a part of Mars.
PIA00290:
Mars Life? - Orange-colored Carbonate Mineral Globules
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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This high-resolution scanning electron microscope image shows an unusual tube-like structural form that is less than 1/100th the width of a human hair in size found in meteorite ALH84001, a meteorite believed to be of Martian origin.
PIA00288:
Mars Life? - Microscopic Tube-like Structures
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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This electron microscope image shows tubular structures of likely Martian origin. These structures are very similar in size and shape to extremely tiny microfossils found in some Earth rocks.
PIA00287:
Mars Life? - Microscopic Tubular Structures
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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This electron microscope image shows egg-shaped structures, some of which may be possible microscopic fossils of Martian origin as discussed by NASA research published in the Aug. 16, 1996.
PIA00286:
Mars Life? - Microscopic Egg-shaped Structures
Full Resolution:     TIFF (281.7 kB)     JPEG (43.96 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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This electron microscope image shows extremely tiny tubular structures that are possible microscopic fossils of bacteria-like organisms that may have lived on Mars more than 3.6 billion years ago.
PIA00285:
Mars Life? - Microscopic Tubular Structures
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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This electron microscope image is a close-up of the center part of photo number S96-12301.
PIA00284:
Mars Life? - Microscopic Tube-like Structures
Full Resolution:     TIFF (273.4 kB)     JPEG (117.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Mars Antarctic Meteorite Location and Mapping Project (AMLAMP)
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In the center of this electron microscope image of a small chip from a meteorite are several tiny structures that are possible microscopic fossils of primitive, bacteria-like organisms that may have lived on Mars more than 3.6 billion years ago.
PIA00283:
Mars Life? - Microscopic Structures
Full Resolution:     TIFF (295.6 kB)     JPEG (52.82 kB)
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 1996-08-13 Gaspra Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This picture of asteroid 951 Gaspra is a mosaic of two images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft from a range of 5,300 kilometers (3,300 miles), some 10 minutes before closest approach on October 29, 1991.
PIA00119:
Highest Resolution Gaspra Mosaic
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.005 MB)     JPEG (68.49 kB)
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 1996-08-16 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 1996-08-29 Earth Voyager
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This picture of a crescent-shaped Earth and Moon, the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft, was recorded Sept. 18, 1977, by NASA's Voyager 1 when it was 7.25 million miles (11.66 million kilometers) from Earth.
PIA00013:
Crescent Earth and Moon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (49.07 kB)     JPEG (9.171 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-12 Earth Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This narrow-angle color image of the Earth, dubbed 'Pale Blue Dot', is a part of the first ever 'portrait' of the solar system taken by NASA's Voyager 1.
PIA00452:
Solar System Portrait - Earth as 'Pale Blue Dot'
Full Resolution:     TIFF (698 kB)     JPEG (30.18 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-12 Ida Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of the asteroid 243 Ida is a mosaic of five image frames acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft's solid-state imaging system at ranges of 3,057 to 3,821 kilometers (1,900 to 2,375 miles) on August 28, 1993.
PIA00135:
Asteroid Ida - Five Frame Mosaic
Full Resolution:     TIFF (770.9 kB)     JPEG (199.1 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.676 MB)     JPEG (515.8 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.124 MB)     JPEG (166.4 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (530.3 kB)     JPEG (33.82 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (41.86 MB)     JPEG (12.35 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-19 Mercury Mariner Venus Mercury (Mariner 10)
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This image, from NASA's Mariner 10 spacecraft which launched in 1974, is of the northern half of Mercury's Shakespeare Quadrangle.
PIA00066:
Mercury: Photomosaic of the Shakespeare Quadrangle (Northern Half) H-3
Full Resolution:     TIFF (22.21 MB)     JPEG (3.949 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan shows part of the interior of Ovda Regio, one of the large highlands ringing the equator of Venus. Several tectonic events formed this complex block fractured terrain.
PIA00218:
Venus - Interior of Ovda Regio
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.544 MB)     JPEG (1.953 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.499 MB)     JPEG (1.11 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 1996-09-23 Mercury Mariner Venus Mercury (Mariner 10)
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This computer generated photomosaic from NASA's Mariner 10 is of the southern half of Mercury's Shakespeare Quadrangle, named for the ancient Shakespeare crater located on the upper edge to the left of center.
PIA00067:
Mercury: Photomosaic of the Shakespeare Quadrangle of Mercury (Southern Half) H-3
Full Resolution:     TIFF (23.99 MB)     JPEG (3.867 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-23 Mercury Mariner Venus Mercury (Mariner 10)
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This computer generated mosaic from NASA's Mariner 10 is of Mercury's Tolstoj Quadrangle, named for the ancient Tolstoj crater located in the lower center of the image.
PIA00068:
Mercury: Photomosaic of the Tolstoj Quadrangle H-8
Full Resolution:     TIFF (28.77 MB)     JPEG (4.313 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Jupiter Voyager
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This mosaic of Jupiter's Great Red Spot taken by NASA's Voyager 1, shows the area around the northern boundary where a white cloud is seen which extends to east of the region.
PIA00065:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.892 MB)     JPEG (115.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These Jupiter photographs are part of a set taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on December 10 and 11, 1978 from a distance of 83 million km (52 million miles) or more than half the distance from the Earth to the sun.
PIA00454:
Early Voyager 1 Images of Jupiter
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA'S Voyager 1 took this picture of the planet Jupiter on Jan. 6, 1979, the first in its three-month-long, close-up investigation of the largest planet.
PIA00029:
First Close-up Image of Jupiter from Voyager 1
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jupiter's satellite Io poses before the giant planet in this photo returned January 17, 1979. The satellite's shadow can be seen falling on the face of Jupiter at left. Io is traveling from left to right in its orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00455:
Jupiter with Io Crossing
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 shows the Great Red Spot and the south equatorial belt extending into the equatorial region. At right is an interchange of material between the south equatorial belt and the equatorial zone.
PIA00456:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot and South Equatorial Belt
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image returned NASA's Voyager 2 shows one of the long dark clouds observed in the North Equatorial Belt of Jupiter. A high, white cloud is seen moving over the darker cloud, providing an indication of the structure of the cloud layers.
PIA00458:
Jupiter's North Equatorial Belt
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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 is a mosaic of 24 orbits of the Navka region of Venus. Volcanic domes and flows are seen throughout the region.
PIA00460:
Venus - Venera 8 Landing Site in Navka Region
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Imaging Radar
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This mosaic of NASA's Magellan data in the Fortuna region of Venus. Shown here are Bahet Corona on the left, Onatah Corona on the right. Coronae are thought to form due to the upwelling of hot material from deep in the interior of Venus.
PIA00461:
Venus - Mosaic of Bahet and Onatah Coronae
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Imaging Radar
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NASA's Magellan spacecraft imaged this multiple-floored, irregular impact crater at latitude 16.4 degrees north, longitude 352.1 degrees east, during orbits 481 and 482 on 27 September 1990.
PIA00462:
Venus - Multiple-Floored, Irregular Impact Crater
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Imaging Radar
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During orbits 404 through 414 on 19-20 September 1990, NASA's Magellan spacecraft imaged a peak-ring crater.
PIA00463:
Venus - Barton Crater
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Imaging Radar
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This image covers part of a deep valley on Venus called Devana Chasma. The image is a composite of the first two orbits recorded by NASA's Magellan spacecraft in August 1990 superimposed on Pioneer Venus topography.
PIA00464:
Venus - Magellan Data Superimposed on Pioneer Venus Data - Devana Chasma and Phoebe Regio
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Imaging Radar
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These radar images show an identical area on Venus as imaged by the NASA's Magellan spacecraft in 1991 (left) and the U.S.S.R. Venera 15/16 spacecraft in the early 1980's (right).
PIA00465:
Venus - Comparison of Venera and Magellan Resolutions
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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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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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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 1996-10-23 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
L-Band Imaging Radar
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This is an image showing part of Isla Isabella in the western Galapagos Islands. It was taken by the L-band radar in HH polarization from the Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar on the 40th orbit of NASA's space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA00499:
Radar Image of Galapagos Island
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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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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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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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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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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 1996-10-23 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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These time-lapse images of Uranus. taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on Jan. 14, 1986, show the movement of two small, bright, streaky clouds -- the first such features ever seen on the planet.
PIA00369:
Uranus Cloud Movement
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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 1996-11-12 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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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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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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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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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 1996-11-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photograph of the southern hemisphere of Jupiter was obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 on June 25, 1979. Seen in front of the turbulent clouds of the planet is Io, the innermost of the large Galilean satellites of Jupiter.
PIA00371:
Jupiter - Io In Front of Jupiter's Turbulent Clouds
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture from NASA's Voyager 2 shows a region of the southern hemisphere extending from the Great Red Spot to the south pole. The white oval is seen beneath the Great Red Spot, and several small scale spots are visible farther to the south.
PIA00372:
Jupiter - Region from the Great Red Spot to the South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-13 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Imaging Radar
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This space radar image shows the Roter Kamm impact crater in southwest Namibia. The crater rim is seen in the lower center of the image as a radar-bright, circular feature.
PIA00503:
Roter Kamm Impact Crater in Namibia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-13 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Imaging Radar
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This is a space radar image of the area around the Unzen volcano, on the west coast of Kyushu Island in southwestern Japan.
PIA00504:
Unzen Volcano, Japan
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Imaging Radar
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This is an image of the area around the city of Angkor, Cambodia. The city houses an ancient complex of more than 60 temples dating back to the 9th century.
PIA00505:
Angkor, Cambodia
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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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