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  Mercury: Kuiper, Up Close

Mercury: Kuiper, Up Close
Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Uploader comment: This may be MESSENGER's best image yet of the interior of Kuiper crater. Kuiper is one of the most striking impacts on the planet, with relatively reddish ejecta and ponds of solidified impact melt.

   

 
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