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The planet Mercury

The planet Mercury

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This mosaic of Mercury was taken by the Mariner 10 spacecraft during its approach on 29 March 1974. The mosaic consists of 18 images taken at 42 s intervals during a 13 minute period when the spacecraft was 200 000 km (about 6 hours prior to closest approach) from the planet.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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