The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Caloris in Color
Filed under pretty pictures, Mercury, MESSENGER
An enhanced-color view of Mercury, assembled from images taken at various wavelengths by the cameras on board the MESSENGER spacecraft. The circular, orange area near the center-top of the disc is Caloris Basin. Apollodorus and Pantheon Fossae can be seen at the center-left of the basin.
NASA / Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory / Carnegie Institution of Washington
This image is in the public domain.
Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2013
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