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Venus cloud tops

Date: 18 June 2013
Satellite: Venus Express
Depicts: Venus cloud tops
Copyright: ESA/MPS/DLR/IDA

False-colour image of cloud features seen on Venus by the Venus Monitoring Camera (VMC) on Venus Express. The image was captured from a distance of 30 000 km on 8 December 2011.

The VMC was designed and built by a consortium of German institutes lead by the Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Göttingen.


Last Update: 18 July 2016

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