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)
Image Credit: NASA
Credit: NSSDC Photo Gallery