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MESSENGER Gets It Donne - Universe Today
[/caption] Named after the 17th-century metaphysical poet, Mercury’s Donne crater was captured in this image by NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft. The 53-mile (83-km) -wide crater features a large, rounded central peak and numerous lobate scarps lining its floor. Lobate scarps are found all across Mercury. Visible above as arc-shaped ridges, they are most likely thrust faults … Continue reading "MESSENGER Gets It Donne"