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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Venus in the infrared from Akatsuki, December 1, 2015

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Venus in the infrared from Akatsuki, December 1, 2015 Venus at 900 nm wavelength imaged from the IR1 camera when Akatsuki was 1.1 million kilometers away from Venus, five days before orbit insertion.


Original image data dated on or about December 1, 2015.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.


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