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Rotating Mercury Map

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

Rotating Mercury Map
An enhanced-color global map of Mercury's surface created from thousands of sets of images obtained by the MESSENGER spacecraft. The colors shown here are related to variations in the spectral reflectance across the planet.

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 18, 2013

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