Mercury Cylindrical Maps
  Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and as such is difficult to observe from Earth based telescopes. Only the Mariner 10 spacecraft has visited Mercury during three separate fly-bys. Only a small percentage of the planet was ever imaged leaving the rest of the planet unknown. For general information on Mercury, visit Mercury from the Views of the Solar System web site.

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Size
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Mariner 10USGSCopyright Free14407204
Mosaic of Mariner 10 image processed by the USGS. Only data from 10 to 180 degrees west longitude.
Mariner 10
(artistic)
Calvin J. HamiltonCalvin J. Hamilton
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Gaps filled in from the Mariner 10 image by replecating the valid image data.
 
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