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The mid-latitudes of Venus

The mid-latitudes of Venus

Date: 21 June 2010
Satellite: Venus Express
Depicts: VMC image of Venus
Copyright: ESA/MPS/DLR/IDA

This UV image of the middle latitudes of Venus was taken by the Venus Express Venus Monitoring Camera (VMC) from a distance of approximately 15 000 km (orbit #1036, 20 February, 2009). The southern pole is in the upper right corner of the image. The image shows details of the transition from the turbulent "tropics" (lower left) to laminar streaks at high latitudes (upper right).
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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