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Mariner 10 Mercury approach and departure sequence

Mariner 10 Mercury approach and departure sequence

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NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

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.

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Original image data dated on or about March 29, 1974

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