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  First Image Ever Obtained from Mercury Orbit

First Image Ever Obtained from Mercury Orbit
Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Uploader comment: At 5:20 am EDT on March 29, 2011, MESSENGER captured this historic image of Mercury. This image is the first ever obtained from a spacecraft in orbit about the Solar System's innermost planet.

   

 
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