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100 Percent Coverage
100 Percent Coverage

At the very end of 2012, MESSENGER obtained the final image needed to view 100% of Mercury's surface under daylight conditions. The mosaics shown here cover all of Mercury's surface and were produced by using the monochrome mosaic released by NASA's Planetary Data System (PDS) on March 8, 2013, as the base. The full resolution mosaics are available for download on MESSENGER's Global Mosaics webpage.

Date acquired: May 31, 2013

Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics

Page Last Updated: July 28th, 2013
Page Editor: NASA Administrator