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Storm at the South Pole

Storm at the South Pole

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ESA/VIRTIS/INAF-IASF/Obs. de Paris-LESIA

Storm at the South Pole
Venus Express’ VIRTIS revealed a maelstrom at the south pole—a whirling storm that punches a deep hole into the upper clouds.

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Original image data dated on or about April 1, 2008

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