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    Venera 14, a Soviet Probe of Venus: Two Original Photos Taken from a 1982 Panorama of the Planet's Surface, Both with Captions on Verso. Two B&W glossy photos, one 14" x 3.5" which states on the back, in part (roughly translated from the Russian): "Panorama obtained from the station 'Venus-14' on March 5, 1982 The survey was made by a telephotometer using a neutral light filter. Resolution 4mm from a distance of 1.5m. Panorama shooting guide horizontal 180 ‚vertically 37º. The camera conveys clear images of the details of the planet's surface at a distance of 1.2m to no end." The second photo is 6.75" x 3.5"; its caption reads, in full: "Fragment of the panorama obtained from Station Venus-14 March 5, 1982. The shooting was made telephotometer using neutral light filter. Resolution - 4mm from a distance of 1.5m. vertical frame 37. Camera Replay. It gives clear images of the detail of the planet's transmission, as well as of the station devices. Photo taken without pretreatment." Extremely rare. Fine.

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    May, 2019
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