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Galileo Image Gallery: Venus

Galileo's February 1990 flyby of Venus offered scientists their first chance to try out the spacecraft's instruments. It was also a unique chance to study the perpetual layer of clouds that cloak our sister planet.

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Venus in Violet and Near Infrared
Venus Cloud Patterns
Colorized Clouds
Four Views of Venus
High-Level Clouds
Venus Nightside in Infrared
Lower-Level Clouds
Nightside Clouds
Low Clouds in Infrared
Venus: Violet and Near Infrared Light