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Venus Radar Data

2017-03-07.  A new set of data products has been added to the archive. Please see errata.txt for more information.

This data set contains Earth-based, polarimetric radar image data for Venus collected from 1988 onwards, using the Arecibo Observatory 12.6-cm (2380 MHz) transmitter in Puerto Rico and receivers at either the Arecibo Observatory or the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia. The data were provided by Bruce Campbell of  the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Earth and Planetary Studies and archived by the PDS Geosciences Node.

Archive Contents


Root Directory - Start here for access to the entire volume. 

AAREADME.TXT - Introduction to the venus radar archive. Read this first.
ERRATA.TXT - Comments and errata concerning the archive volume.
VOLDESC.CAT - Description of the volume contents as a PDS catalog object.

INDEX Directory

  • INDXINFO.TXT - Tells what's in this directory.
  • INDEX.TAB - A list of all data files in the archive. Use this file to browse the data. This file is described by the label INDEX.LBL.

DATA Directory- Contains the image files. Each image has an accompanying detached PDS label.

DOCUMENT Directory

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