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Venus Image List



This is a movie of Venus rotating.


This is a global view of the surface of Venus compiled from Magellan's radar mapping results. The image is centered at 0 degrees east longitude. Simulated hues are based on color photographs taken by Venera 13 and 14. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is a hemispheric view of Venus color-coded to represent elevation. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is an image of clouds on Venus. (Courtesy of Aris Multimedia Entertainment, Inc. 1994)
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This is a hemispheric view of Venus. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This image is a composite of the complete radar image collection obtained by the Magellan mission. It shows craters on the surface of about 300 to 500 million years old. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is an image of filtered topography of Venus from the Pioneer Venus spacecraft.
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These are five surface views of Venus. The center image is centered at the north pole. The other four images are centered around the equator of Venus. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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The blue color of this image is used to show contrasts in cloud patterns. This image was taken with a violet filter. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is another false color image of Venus seen by the SSI instrument on Galileo. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is a topographic map of Venus on a sinusoidal map. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is an image showing gravity comparisons on Venus. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This image shows Venus surface gravity from Magellan.
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This image shows Venus brightness temperature. (Horizontal Polarization)
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This image shows Venus brightness temperature (Vertical polarization)
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This is a close-up 3-D image of the surface.
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This is a 3-D image of three craters on Venus. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is an image of a crater on Venus with multiple rings that rise above the crater floor. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is an example of a crater with an outer rim and a circular arrangement of inner peaks and ridges.(Courtesy of NASA)
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This is an image of the Dickinson Crater taken by Magellan. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is a 3-D image of surface of Venus by Magellan. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is a 3-D image of the highland of Ovda Regio on Venus. This is a computer generated image from the radar data on Magellan. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is another image of the same region on Venus. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is an image of the Akna Mountain. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is a 3-D image of the Lada Terra Region. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is an image of ridges and trough. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is a very detailed image of Lada Regio. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is a 3-D image of part of the Western Eistla Regio, Lava flows extend for hundreds of kilometers across the fractured plains shown in the foreground. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is a view of three volcanoes in the southern hemisphere of Venus. The colors represent elevation with red the highest and blue the lowest. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is a Magellan radar image of the Ushas Mons volcano in the southern hemisphere of Venus. It is 2 kilometers high. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This image shows three unusual volcanoes located in the Guinevere Planitia lowland. These volcanoes are believed to be the result of relatively thick lava flows that originated from a point source. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is a 3-D image of the Sif Mons volcano. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is another image of a volcano on Venus (Courtesy of Aris Multimedia Entertainment, Inc. 1994)
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This is an image of the Sapas Mons volcano located in the broad equatorial rise known as Atla Regio. The volcano is about 1.5 kilometers high and 400 kilometers across.(Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is an ultraviolet image of Venus taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on March 21, 1995. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is a radar mosaic from Magellan which shows a portion of a channel. Channels are common on the plains of Venus. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is a radar image of a region in a vast plain to the south of Aphrodite Terra. The large circular structure near the center is a corona, about 200 kilometers in diameter, named Aine Corona. It is one of the flat-topped volcanic constructs known as "pancake" domes for their resemblance to pancakes. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL)
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This is an image of two pairs of overlapping volcanic domes located southwest of Alpha Regio on the plains of Tinatin Plantia. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This is an image of a dome located in the Eistla Region. This volcanic dome, often called a "tick", is about 35 km across and has radial ridges which make the dome resemble a bottle cap. (Courtesy of the NASA)
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This is a view of the surface from the Russian Venera spacecraft.
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These are images taken by the Russian spacecraft, Venera 9 and 10. The lander portions of Venera 9 and 10 parachuted to the surface of Venus and took the first black and white photos of the surface of Venus. (Courtesy of NASA)
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This image was taken by the Russian Venera 13 spacecraft. Venera 13 was the first spacecraft to take a color photo of the surface of Venus. This photo shows what was seen by Venera 13 off the right side of the spacecraft. (Courtesy of NASA)
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These images show the view from the Russian Venera 14 spacecraft. Venera 14 sampled the soil where it landed, and found a type of basalt also common on Earth. (Courtesy of NASA)
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Last modified September 25, 2001 by Jennifer Bergman.

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