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Bright Rayed Craters

Target Name:  Mercury
Spacecraft:  Mariner 10
Produced by:  Calvin J. Hamilton
Copyright: Calvin J. Hamilton
Cross Reference:  FDS 275
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This image shows two prominent craters (upper right) with bright halos on Mercury. The craters are about 40 kilometers (25 miles) in diameter. The halos and rays cover other features on the surface indicating that they are some of the youngest on Mercury.

This image is Copyright © by Calvin J. Hamilton. Any commercial/for-profit use of this image needs to be addressed to Calvin J. Hamilton.

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