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Out on a Limb

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014: Alver crater appears on the limb of Mercury, just on the horizon. Secondary crater chains leading toward the top right appear to…Read More »

originate from the Rembrandt basin to the north. MESSENGER spacecraft used its Wide Angle Camera (WAC) of the Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) to obtain this image, released Oct. 22, 2014.

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