The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Rachmaninoff in 3D
Filed under pretty pictures, Mercury, amateur image processing, MESSENGER, animation
Two views from the MESSENGER spacecraft of Mercury's Rachmaninoff double-ringed impact basin. The 3D fly-around is made possible by combining visual photography with elevation data obtained by the orbiter. Anyone can now browse these 3D views at the MESSENGER web site.
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington/Bill Dunford
Original image data dated on or about September 15, 2011
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