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Incredible NASA Photos of Other Planets

Source: Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech

14. Margaret Mead Crater on Venus
> Planet: Venus

This image shows one of the largest impact craters known to exist on Venus.

Source: Courtesy of NASA/Scott Kelly

15. Moon, Venus, Jupiter, Earth lineup
> Planet: Venus

Three planets and our moon line up in a view from the International Space Station.

Source: Courtesy of NASA/JPL

16. Venus cloud patterns
> Planet: Venus

This 1996 photo of Venus has been colorized to a bluish hue in order to emphasize the subtle contrasts in the cloud markings.

Source: Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech

17. A picture postcard from Curiosity’s navcams
> Planet: Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover used its black-and-white navigation cameras to capture panoramas of this scene twice a day.

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