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Fig. 17 | Earth, Planets and Space

Fig. 17

From: Initial products of Akatsuki 1-μm camera

Fig. 17

a A 1.01-μm nightside Level 2 image at 00:38 on January 21, 2016, at a distance of 44,000 km with a sub-spacecraft latitude of + 3°, a longitude of 67° and a phase angle of 147°. b A preliminary 1.01-μm thermal radiance simulation intends to reproduce a based on the Magellan topographic information (Ford and Pettengill 1992) and VIRA 1985 (Seiff et al. 1985) temperature with uniform emissivity and 100-km smearing assumed without limb darkening

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