Venus - Magellan

Nova in Themis Regio,Venus

Magellan image of a nova, a radial network of grabens, in Themis Regio, Venus. There have been about 50 novae identified on Venus, which consist of closely spaced graben radiating from a central area. This nova is about 250 km in diameter, concentrated to the south. (North is up.) (Magellan C1-MIDR 30S279;1,framelet 18)

Venus Geology and Geophysics
Magellan Mission