Venus: Atmospheric Motion and Structure from Mariner 10 Pictures

@article{Murray1974VenusAM,
  title={Venus: Atmospheric Motion and Structure from Mariner 10 Pictures},
  author={Bruce C. Murray and Michael J. S. Belton and G. Edward Danielson and Merton E. Davies and Donald E. Gault and Bruce W. Hapke and B T O'leary and Robert Strom and Verner E. Suomi and Newell J. Trask},
  journal={Science},
  year={1974},
  volume={183},
  pages={1307 - 1315}
}
The Mariner 10 television camieras imaged the planet Venus in the visible and near ultraviolet for a period of 8 days at resolutions ranging from 100 meters to 130 kilometers. Tle general pattern of the atmospheric circulation in the upper tropospheric/lower stratospheric region is displayed in the pictures. Atmospheric flow is symmetrical between north and south hemispheres. The equatorial motions are zonal (east-west) at approxiimnately 100 meters per second, consistent with the previously… 

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