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Space photos of the day: Mercury

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Updated calibration and subsequent mosaicing have led to substantial improvements in the Mariner 10 color image data. This color composite was formed to highlight differences in opaque minerals (such as ilmenite), iron content, and soil maturity.

PHOTO: NASA/JPL/Northwestern University

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