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  Mercury - Shadowed Terraces

Mercury - Shadowed Terraces
Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Uploader comment: Date acquired: March 15, 2012 Image Mission Elapsed Time (MET): 240291628 Image ID: 1519191 Instrument: Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) of the Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) Center Latitude: 68.98 Center Longitude: 31.48 E Resolution: 23 meters/pixel Scale: Scene is approximately 12 km (7 miles) across Incidence Angle: 73.1 Emission Angle: 11.3 Phase Angle: 84.5 Of Interest: This image provides a look at the curvy walls and terraces of an unnamed crater located in the vast expanse of volcanic plains in Mercury's northern region. North is toward the top right corner.

   

 
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