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Global view of Venus from Mariner 10

Global view of Venus from Mariner 10

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NASA / JPL / Mattias Malmer

Global view of Venus from Mariner 10
This view is processed from 78 Mariner 10 frames captured through orange and ultraviolet filters. It is intended to look approximately natural in color, though the use of the ultraviolet images makes cloud patterns more visible than they would be to the human eye. Processed by Mattias Malmer.

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Original image data dated on or about February 5, 1974

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