View Full Version : Mercury’s Ready For Its Close-Up, Mr. MESSENGER

2014-May-15, 11:10 PM
Are you ready*for a good close look at Mercury? At an incredible 5 meters per pixel, this is one of the highest-resolution images of Mercury’s surface ever captured. It was acquired on March 15 with the MESSENGER spacecraft’s MDIS (Mercury Dual Imaging System) instrument and shows an 8.3-km (5.2-mile) -wide section of Mercury’s*north polar region, […]

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