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Global view of Venus in ultraviolet from Akatsuki, May 17, 2016

Global view of Venus in ultraviolet from Akatsuki, May 17, 2016

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JAXA / ISAS / DARTS / Damia Bouic

Global view of Venus in ultraviolet from Akatsuki, May 17, 2016
A false-color image using the two ultraviolet channels from Akatsuki's UVI camera. Note the distinction between the broad, more turbulent tropical regions and the clear, smoother polar regions.

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 May 17, 2016

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