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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Venus Express orbit 1749

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Venus Express, Venus, animation

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A quick and dirty animation of images obtained by the Venus Express spacecraft. The images were obtained during orbit 1749 (one of the the so-­called "VEX Terminator Observations").

ESA / W. Markiewicz (MPAe, Lindau) / Björn Jónsson

For more on creating these animations from Venus Express data, visit

The animation is available both on Youtube and as an animated gif (>11MB).

A "cookbook" on creating such animations is available for download from ESA's Planetary Science Archive. (PDF)

Original data are here.

Copyright holder: Björn Jónsson

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about February 17, 2011


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