Venus as it appears in visible light
   
Here is a photo taken by the Pioneer spacecraft. Notice the cloud patterns.
   
Venus photographed by the Mariner 10 spacecraft
   
A full globe picture of Venus. Color has been added so you can see all the surface features!
   
A global view of Venus in it's true color.
   
These craters are called "Arachnoids" because they look like big spiders!
   
Here's one of Venus' craters called "The Tick" - It really looks like a big, ugly tick! Yuck...
   
 
A short clip of the Venus globe rotating (MPEG format)
   
A cool movie showing the Earth and Venus globes rotating beside each other (AVI format)
   
The Magellan spacecraft mapping the planet Venus (AVI format)
   
Flight over Venus' Alpha Regio