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European probe images Mercury’s cratered landscape on second flyby

A monitoring camera on ESA’s BepiColombo mission captured this black-and-white view of a heavily cratered region on Mercury during a June 23 flyby. Volcanic plains are also visible in this image, which was captured from a distance of 873 miles (1,406 kilometers) from Mercury. Credit: ESA/BepiColombo/MTM Following a first pass last year, the European-Japanese BepiColombo mission flew by Mercury again ...

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