A Study in Contrasts
Today's featured image provides our best look yet at Basho crater, a relatively young impact in Mercury's southern hemisphere. Basho features some of the most striking albedo contrasts on the planet, with both low-reflectance ejecta and high-reflectance deposits thought to be hollows.
Date acquired: November 06, 2012
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington