Not One of the Seven Dwarves
The bright, rayed crater in this image is one of the most prominent on Mercury. Named Snorri, after an Icelandic writer and poet, the crater was discovered in images returned by the Mariner 10 spacecraft. A color view of Snorri and surroundings was presented in a previous Gallery image.
Date acquired: October 14, 2011
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington