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MercuryA.jpg
Mercury300 viewsThe amount of the surface visible corresponds to the areas photographed by Mariner 10 in 1974-75. I wanted to avoid depicting the ficticious areas on the rest of the color map.
MercuryB.jpg
Mercury and the Sun418 viewsNotice how small and densely packed the stars are -- it indicates how wide of an angle I had to set the field of view in order to see both the Sun and a substantial crescent of Mercury.
       
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