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Table 3 Maximum contrast expected for the 0.90-µm dayside and 2.26-µm nightside images calculated for the maximum positive and negative deviations in each layer shown in Table 1.

From: Contrast sources for the infrared images taken by the Venus mission AKATSUKI

  Maximum contrast at 0.90-µm (%) Maximum contrast at 2.26-µm (%)
Upper haze (70-90 km) 1.0 7
Upper (57−70 km) 5.8 117
Middle (50−57 km) 5.5 255
Lower (48−50 km) 4.3 289