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Venus' south pole in ultraviolet from Akatsuki, June 20, 2016

Venus' south pole in ultraviolet from Akatsuki, June 20, 2016

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JAXA / ISAS / DARTS / Damia Bouic

Venus' south pole in ultraviolet from Akatsuki, June 20, 2016
A false-color image using two ultraviolet channels from Akatsuki's UVI camera, showing details along a colourful band encircling Venus' south polar vortex in morning daylight.

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: Damia Bouic

Original image data dated on or about June 20, 2016

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