Mercury, enhanced colour image

Mercury, enhanced colour image

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Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Mercury. Enhanced colour image showing the chemical, mineralogical, and physical differences between the rocks that make up Mercury's surface. Image produced using images from the colour base map taken by the Wide Angle Camera (WAC) of the Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS), onboard NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft during its primary mission.

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