MESSENGER probe sent new images of Mercury

MESSENGERMESSENGER also better understand the mysterious hollows on the surface of Mercury, first discovered in 2011.

The strange bright areas in some craters appeared deep holes of irregular shape. They are younger than the vast majority of other geological formations on Mercury.Apparently, the planet is going through some changes, the nature of which is not yet clear. Long ranges of Mercury have a smaller versions of scattered over the entire surface of the planet The new data will help to explore the main “attraction” Mercury long ridges and ledges that cover most of the planet‘s surface. The larger ones can last for hundreds of kilometers.Probably, they were formed in the process of long-term cooling of the planet

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