Solar Day At Mercury's South Pole: 176 Earth Days of Imagery | Video
By Steve Spaleta, Space.com Senior Producer |
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is the first to ever to orbit the planet closest to the Sun. It has delivered 89 wide angle camera images that have been compiled into a complete picture of the planet's south pole in this time-lapse video.
credit : NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington