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Brightness temperature at the cloud top acquired by LIR

LIR Brightness temperature at the cloud top acquired by LIR

A brightness temperature distribution at the cloud top obtained by LIR on August 14, 2016. The highest temperature was observed in the southern polar region. Meridional bow-shaped thermal structures in various scales are identified in the middle and low latitudes. (north up) © PLANET-C Project Team

Data Descriptions

Date/Time 2016-08-14 02:20:53 (UTC)
Inst./Filter LIR, 10 µm
Exposure time N/A
Altitude

73,645 km

Archives (DARTS) currently N/A in the archives

Position of spacecraft

Orbit of AKATSUKI viewed
from above the Sun's north pole

AKATSUKI
Venus
Sun
Earth
Venus