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Venus glory

Venus glory


Date: 10 March 2014
Satellite: Venus Express
Copyright: ESA/MPS/DLR/IDA

False colour composite of a 'glory' seen on Venus on 24 July 2011. The image is composed of three images at ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared wavelengths from the Venus Monitoring Camera. The images were taken 10 seconds apart and, due to the motion of the spacecraft, do not overlap perfectly. The glory is 1200 km across, as seen from the spacecraft, 6000 km away.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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