Photomosaic of Mercury - Outbound View
March 17, 2003
After passing on the dark side of the planet, Mariner 10 photographed the other,somewhat more illuminated hemisphere of Mercury. The north pole is at the top,two-thirds down from which is the equator.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Mariner program, Mercury spacecraft, Terrestrial planets, Mariner, Geology of Mercury, Tolstoj quadrangle, Equator, Mariner 1, Mariner 10, Mercury