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Example Venus Monitoring Camera images from Venus Express

Example Venus Monitoring Camera images from Venus Express

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ESA / MPS, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany / Bjorn Jonsson

Example Venus Monitoring Camera images from Venus Express
Nine images from Venus Express display some of the variety of features visible in Venus' clouds in the VMC data set: global views, atmospheric waves, features that appear dark in the UV, a bright south polar band, thermal emission from the surface, and so on.

Originally posted with more explanation at unmannedspaceflight.com

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: Björn Jónsson

Original image data dated on or about August 22, 2010

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