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Caption: This image is a computer-aided rendering of the surface of the planet Venus. Since visual light cannot penetrate the thick clouds in Venus' atmosphere, the image was obtained with radio waves. NASA's space probe Megallan, launched in 1989 mapped Venus' surface between 1990 and 1994.


Credit: NASA/JPL Credit Link
Related glossary terms: inner planet , Planet , Terrestrial Planet , Venus (Planet)
Categories: Solar System

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