Don Dixon's Astronomical Art Portfolio

Venus
September 13 2016

  • 094-Venus-Multiprobe
    Pioneer Venus launches 4 probes into the atmosphere of Venus ; acrylic on board, 1977
  • 096-Super-refraction-venus
    Super-refraction on Venus - Prior to the landing of Russian Venera probes, some astronomers suggested Venus' dense atmosphere might refract light so strongly…
  • 189-Venus-Surface
    Venus Surface - a volcano adds to the hellish environment of Venus
  • 038-Crescent-Venus
    Mariner 10 nears Venus. Gouache on illustration board, 1975. artwork © Don Dixon/cosmographica.com