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[NYTimes] A First Look At Mercury's Surface

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It is the first photo from the first spacecraft to orbit the first rock from the Sun.

On Tuesday morning, NASA’s Mercury Messenger took this photograph of the surface of Mercury. The bright pockmark in the upper half of the image is a 50-mile-wide crater called Debussy. (Craters on Mercury are named after artists, musicians and writers.)


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/30/sc...29mercury.html
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What?? That looks just like the moon...i think fake!
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Moon rip off!!!
Blame it on piracy like congress does...
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Well this is the edumaction of America these days? Posting Fake Moons better watch out Comcast will send Mercury a letter about piracy.
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wow fake space pic. well at least we know where the money is going form the space program. ahem....striper club. jk its legit just should have been in color lol
 
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What?? That looks just like the moon...i think fake!
It's a rock. What else did you expect it to look like?
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Piratception!!!!!!
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You guys dont really think this is fake, right? Mercury is considered a dead planet just like the moon. That is simply what mercury looks like.
    
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You guys dont really think this is fake, right? Mercury is considered a dead planet just like the moon. That is simply what mercury looks like.
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You guys dont really think this is fake, right? Mercury is considered a dead planet just like the moon. That is simply what mercury looks like.
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