Mariner 10 mosaic of the planet Mercury

Mariner 10 mosaic of the planet Mercury

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Caption: Mariner 10 photograph of Mercury, the innermost planet, showing its heavily cratered surface. Mariner 10 was the first spaceprobe to visit the planet, making three separate encounters during 1974-5. This image is a mosaic constructed from photographs taken as the spacecraft approached the planet for its first fly-by on March 29, 1974.

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Keywords: 1974, astronomy, black and white, black-and-white, cosmology, mariner 10 imagery, mercury, monochrome image, planet, planetary, science

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