View Full Version : Kuiper’s Color Close-Up

2012-Feb-14, 04:20 AM
The pale-orange coloration around the 39-mile (62-km) -wide Kuiper crater on Mercury is evident in this image, a color composition made from targeted images acquired by NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft on September 2, 2011. The color may be due to compositional differences in the material that was ejected during the impact that formed the crater. (...)Read [...]

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