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Mercury's Limb (NASA, MESSENGER, 07/14/11) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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Mercury's Limb (NASA, MESSENGER, 07/14/11)

In this limb image of Mercury's southern hemisphere, the enormous Rembrandt basin is visible in the lower left; bright Amaral crater, above Rembrandt in this image, also stands out. Towards the middle of the image is Sher-Gil, a dark-haloed crater.

 

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

 

Original image:

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/messenger/multimedia/messenger...

 

More about the MESSENGER mission to Mercury:

 

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/messenger/main/index.html

messenger.jhuapl.edu/index.php

 

For information regarding the use of MESSENGER images, see the image use policy:

messenger.jhuapl.edu/the_mission/image_use.html

 

View the Mercury MESSENGER photoset:

www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05/sets/72157626546158766/

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