Lighting Up Mercury’s Shadowy North Pole

by Jason Major November 27, 2012

Part of a stereographic projection of Mercury’s north pole Talk about northern exposure! This is a section of a much larger image, released today by the MESSENGER team, showing the heavily-cratered north pole of Mercury as seen by the MESSENGER spacecraft’s Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) instrument. See the full-size image below: Jason Major on […]

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