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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe surprises scientists with wild image of Venus – CNET

A camera installed on the probe suggests it may be more sensitive to infrared light than expected.



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Venus aglow, amid the stars. The dark region on the surface is known as Aphrodite Terra. 
NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Naval Research Laboratory/Guillermo Stenborg and Brendan Gallagher
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, a diminutive spacecraft designed to “touch the sun,” nabbed wild new images of the hellacious planet  Venus in a recent flyby, surprising scientists and offering new opportunities for science.
While flying past Venus, the probe captured photos of a bright rim of light around the planet, NASA…

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