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Mercury - Filling the Gap
Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Uploader comment: One of MDIS's new campaigns during the extended mission is to obtain images of Mercury's north polar region. During MESSENGER's primary mission, Mercury's south polar region was repeatedly imaged and areas of permanent shadow were identified.

   

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