Science and Exploration

The Crater Farm On Venus

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
September 2, 2022
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The Crater Farm On Venus
Crater Farm

Three impact craters are displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus taken by NASA’s Magellan, the first deep space probe launched by a space shuttle.

The center of the image is located at approximately 27 degrees south latitude, 339 degrees east longitude in the northwestern portion of the Lavinia Planitia region of Venus.

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