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Nova Superposed on Yavine Corona

NASA/JPL/USGS1998-06-04

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The view from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows a 100-km-wide nova superposed on Yavine Corona. Coronae are roughly circular, volcanic features believed to form over hot upwellings of magma within the Venusian mantle.

http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA00150

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  • Title: Nova Superposed on Yavine Corona
  • Creator: NASA/JPL/USGS
  • Date Created: 1998-06-04
  • Rights: JPL

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