See three views of the spacecraft trajectory near closest approach to the planet, as well as summary details of the spacecraft’s location when closest to the planet and the gravity-assist boost imparted to the spacecraft via the flyby.
Third Mercury flyby closest approach details:
Date and time: September 29, 2009, 21:54:56 UTC
Spacecraft distance to planet center: 2667.2 km
Altitude: 227.8 km
Sub-spacecraft surface latitude, longitude: 0.329° S, 211.653° E
Spacecraft velocity with respect to planet center: 5.289 km/s
Effective gravity-assist velocity change from flyby: 2.836 km/s