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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mariner 10 Mercury approach and departure sequence

Filed under pretty pictures, Mercury, amateur image processing, Mariner 10

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Mariner 10 Mercury approach and departure sequence Mariner 10's view of Mercury as it approached and receded from the planet. If you look at the images closely, you will see a small amount of rotation of the planet through the flyby.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about March 29, 1974.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Ted Stryk


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