<a href="http://hollowplanet.blogspot.com">Hollow Venus</a>: Southern Vortex

Saturday, August 19, 2006

Southern Vortex

These two images of Venus’s south pole were taken by NASA’s Mariner 10 (during a Venus fly-by on its way to Mercury) and Pioneer Venus missions during the early 1970s and 1980s, respectively. The images provided the first glimpses about a stormy atmospheric behaviour at the south pole of the planet.

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