Venus & Cloud cover
Venus & Cloud cover
Venus & Cloud cover

Venus & Cloud cover


A Venus surface albedo & relief globe, hidden under an external cloud layer.

The outer shell represents Venus's opaque atmosphere as seen through a telescope with the naked eye.

Whilst the inner globe, represents Venus's surface albedo, as mapped from orbit with radar in 1990.

The inner globe also features exaggerated 3d surface relief detail based on the Magellan elevation data.