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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Rotating Venus Map

Filed under pretty pictures, Venus missions before 2000, Venus, global views, animation

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This animation is a brief tour of the global terrain of the planet Venus as revealed by radar onboard the Magellan spacecraft. The height of the terrain is color-coded, with blues and greens representing low altitudes and reds representing high altitudes.

NASA/GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Original image data dated on or about September 1, 1992


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