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  Mercury - First Image of MESSENGER's Extended Mission!

Mercury - First Image of MESSENGER's Extended Mission!
Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Uploader comment: Date acquired: March 18, 2012 Image Mission Elapsed Time (MET): 240541431 Image ID: 1531424 Instrument: Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) of the Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) Center Latitude: 24.41 Center Longitude: 6.77 E Resolution: 42 meters/pixel Scale: This image is approximately 43 kilometers (27 miles) across Incidence Angle: 28.95 Emission Angle: 10.21 Phase Angle: 29.40 Of Interest: One year ago, MESSENGER became the first spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury. On March 18, 2012, MESSENGER completed its one-year primary mission and began a yearlong extended mission that includes a number of new scientific observation campaigns.

   

 
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