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WJLA, May 01, 2012

Daily Eye Wonder May 2012

A collection of some beautiful, strange, interesting, whatever we find, weather, environment of just plain fascinating pictures that might let you wonder

Hemispheric View of Venus

The Magellan spacecraft mission from the 1990s revealed this view of Venus. Some of the tones are from an Earth-based Arecibo radar. Small features and elevation differences can be seen in the color fields as well. Gaps in the data were filled by data from the Venera spacecraft and U.S Pioneer Venus missions.