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Caloris in Color

Caloris in Color

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

Caloris in Color
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.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2013

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