New images reveal remarkable surface of Venus beneath its cloudy blanket, Ecumenical News

March 11, 2015 12:48 PM

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Planetary scientists have obtained remarkable features of the surface of Venus, which is always shrouded beneath thick clouds made mostly of carbon dioxide.

Earth-based telescopes have earlier discovered a number of remarkable features on Venus, including mountains, craters and volcanoes. However, conventional methods of observing Venus from the Earth does not provide clear images due to the planet's permanent cloud covering.

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