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MESSENGER Views Rachmaninoff Basin

A depiction of the MESSENGER spacecraft is shown viewing the Rachmaninoff basin. Both the monochrome and enhanced color views of Mercury were obtained during MESSENGER's third Mercury flyby.

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


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