View Full Version : Incredible ‘Sideways’ Look at Mercury’s Limb

2011-Nov-28, 04:10 PM
Wow — just wow! Here’s a unique, jaw-dropping, and beautiful look at Mercury from the MESSENGER spacecraft, in a mosaic created from nine images taken by the Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) of the Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS). The camera took a “sideways” or oblique view of Mercury’s limb, looking towards the horizon, providing a [...]

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