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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Degas on the Horizon

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Degas on the Horizon Enhanced color view of Degas Crater on Mercury, as imaged by the MESSENGER spacecraft. The crater is the bluish feature near the center of the frame, and measures about 55 kilometers across. At full resolution, this image shows about 533 meters per pixel.

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

Original image data dated on or about October 6, 2012.

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

 

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