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A spectral view of planet Mercury composed from data captured by the Mercury Atmosphere and Surface Composition Spectrometer (MASCS) instrument aboard NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft. (NASA)

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Mercury has been 'dynamic world'

The planet Mercury was once an active and dynamic planet, according to new evidence from a Nasa spacecraft. Data from the American Messenger probe shows that impact craters on the planet's surface were distorted by some geological process after they formed.

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Colors of the Innermost Planet, Mercury

Colors of the Innermost Planet: This image of Mercury was produced by using images from the color base map during MESSENGER's primary mission. These colors are not what Mercury would look like to the human eye, but rather the colors enhance the chemical, mineralogical, and physical differences between the rocks that make up Mercury's surface. Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington. #Mercury #Geology #nasa

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Mercury close up: The best pictures from Nasa's Messenger spacecraft mission

Mercury close up: The best pictures from Nasa's Messenger spacecraft mission - Telegraph

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Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system, and the closest planet to the sun, completing one orbit around the sun in about 88 Earth days.

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Unmasking the Secrets of Mercury

Four views of planet Mercury showing surface detail by NASA: MESSENGER's highly successful orbital mission camae to an end, as the spacecraft ran out of propellant and the force of solar gravity caused it to impact the surface of Mercury on April 30, 2015. #Space #Mars #Mercury_Messenger

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Mercury by Mariner 10 taken in 1974 - first image of the planet Mercury on 24 March 1974, taken from a distance of 5,380,000 km from the surface of Mercury - NASA

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from Mail Online

Spinning Mercury: Nasa reveal stunning animation showing giant craters on the planet's surface

Mercury: The images were created using a mosaic of pictures from Nasa's messenger spacecraft, which were then combined to create a video 'flyby' of the planet. 2013

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Mercury ~planet of the mind Mercury may be one of the smaller planets of the solar system, but its power is great. Mercury is the power of the mind, our ability to think, perceive and communicate. from: Planetary Magic@ http://christopherpenczak.com/online/?page_id=371

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