Metadata Updated: May 1, 2019

The Goldstone Solar System Radar observations of Venus from 1972 until 1988 are included in this data set. The system operated at 12.6 cm up until 1977 operated at 12.9 cm. The data consist of radar scaled backscatter cross sections in image format and, in most cases, associated altimetry observations. The data were acquired over 52 separate observing runs. In total the observations cover the region between approximately 260 degrees (leftmost) east longitude to 30 degrees (rightmost) east longitude, within approximately 20 degrees of the equator. Backscatter data were acquired with opposite sense circular polarization with incidence angles typically less than 10 degrees. Associated altimetric data were acquired using a two or three station interferometric system. Data are presented in Mercator projection with degrees/pixel in longitude dependent on the individual data file.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date May 1, 2019
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date May 1, 2019
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Unique Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.gssr-v-rtls-5-12.6-9cm-v1.0
Thomas Morgan
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Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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Harvest Object Id 58f6edc7-1ae4-4bda-af88-814cd4068602
Harvest Source Id 39e4ad2a-47ca-4507-8258-852babd0fd99
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2018-06-26
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Data Last Modified 2018-07-19
Program Code 026:005
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Category Earth Science

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