Perspective on the Pole
Perspective view of Mercury’s north polar region with the radar-bright regions shown in yellow. New results presented today at the NASA News Conference provide compelling evidence that the radar-bright deposits are water ice. View a higher resolution perspective view of Mercury's north polar region here and a high resolution map view of the north polar region here.
Date acquired: November 29, 2012
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington