June 15, 2015 To the human eye, Mercury may resemble a dull, grey orb but this enhanced-colour image from NASA’s Messengerprobe, tells a completely different story. Swathes of iridescent blue, sandy-coloured plains and delicate strands of greyish white, create an ethereal and colourful view of our Solar System’s innermost planet. These contrasting colours have been chosen to emphasise the differences in the composition of the landscape across the planet. The darker regions…

June 15, 2015 To the human eye, Mercury may resemble a dull, grey orb but this enhanced-colour image from NASA’s Messengerprobe, tells a completely different story. Swathes of iridescent blue, sandy-coloured plains and delicate strands of greyish white, create an ethereal and colourful view of our Solar System’s innermost planet. These contrasting colours have been chosen to emphasise the differences in the composition of the landscape across the planet. The darker regions…

Apparently this is "The clearest photo of Mercury ever taken."  why isnt everyone getting so excited about t...

Apparently this is "The clearest photo of Mercury ever taken." why isnt everyone getting so excited about t...

Jupiter in Infrared Photograph by Travis A. Recto via I Love Space

Jupiter in Infrared Photograph by Travis A. Recto via I Love Space

Far far away, at the very edge of the Solar System lies Pluto, the ninth planet from the Sun. Description from 7art-screensavers.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Far far away, at the very edge of the Solar System lies Pluto, the ninth planet from the Sun. Description from 7art-screensavers.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

High Resolution Photograph of Earth 00

こっこれは美しい... NASAが史上最高の超高解像度「地球画像」を公開

See Explanation.  Clicking on the picture will download  the highest resolution version available.

See Explanation. Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available.

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