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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Venus in Ultraviolet

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Venus Express, Venus

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Venus in Ultraviolet The Venus Express orbiter revealed details in the planet's swirling clouds by ultraviolet light on August 5, 2012. I've removed a great deal of digital noise from this image, and added the blue-ish color.

ESA/W. Markiewicz (MPAe, Lindau)/Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about August 5, 2012.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Bill Dunford


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Dr. Jim Vickrey: 04/08/2013 09:08 CDT

Exquisitely enticing, seemingly giving with one hand and taking back with the other; it must be the acid in the clouds.

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