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Rachmaninoff in 3D

Rachmaninoff in 3D

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

Rachmaninoff in 3D
Two views from the MESSENGER spacecraft of Mercury's Rachmaninoff double-ringed impact basin. The 3D fly-around is made possible by combining visual photography with elevation data obtained by the orbiter. Anyone can now browse these 3D views at the MESSENGER web site.

Original image data dated on or about September 15, 2011

Explore related images: BMSIL, pretty pictures, Mercury, data art (was amateur image processing), MESSENGER, animation

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