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The Rolling Hills of Mercury

27 Jan 2015, 06:45 UTC
The Rolling Hills of Mercury
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Credit: messenger.jhuapl.edu This incredible image attests to how the MESSENGER spacecraft is now able to resolve Mercury's surface: with a resolution of a little more than five meters (seventeen feet) per pixel, a person of average walking pace could cross this scene in about an hour. The image shows the fine texture on the inner wall […]

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