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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Bye bye, Venus

Filed under pretty pictures, Akatsuki (Planet-C), Venus

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Bye bye, Venus This thin, diminishing crescent is Venus. It was taken by Akatsuki about exactly two days after the spacecraft flew past Venus instead of entering orbit.

ISAS / JAXA

Original image data dated on or about December 9, 2010.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.

 

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