When flying overThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Wednesday that the probe captured photos of bright circles around the planet. The researchers say that this edge is luminous, or “light emitted by high concentrations of oxygen atoms in the atmosphere that recombine into molecules at night.”
This image was taken by a wide-angle imager for(WISPR), also shows The largest plateau area is called Aphrodite Terra. In the image above, it is the dark part in the middle.
Angelos Vourlidas, a WISPR project scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, said: “WISPR is customized for visible light observations and has been tested. This may meanCapable of capturing near-infrared light.The team wants to know if it can be used not only to study dust around the sun, but also to study dust in the inner solar system
ThisStudy the solar wind, but use the gravity of Venus to bring it closer to the sun.The probe is It uses Venus flyby to increase speed and tighten orbit.
The last flyby took place on February 20, 2021, which will help the probe’s speed increase to 147 kilometers per second. This means it can reach Philadelphia from New York Yankee Stadium in an instant.
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