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Venus in natural color from MESSENGER

Venus in natural color from MESSENGER

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NASA / JHUAPL / CIW / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

Venus in natural color from MESSENGER
This view of Venus was composed of images taken through red, green, and blue filters by MESSENGER on June 5, 2007 as it approached for its second flyby. Seen in natural color, Venus is nearly as featureless as a cue ball.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

Original image data dated on or about June 5, 2007

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