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Venus Express 3D Model

The Exploration of Venus by Spacecraft [PDF, 13.2 MB]

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Dark Vortex over South Pole of Venus
First image returned by the Visible and Infrared Thermal Imaging Spectrometer (VIRTIS) on Venus Express, 13th April 2006.

This false-colour, composite image shows Venus's day side at left and night side at right.

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