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Looking Skyward: A closer look At Mercury

Image credit: ESA/BepiColombo/MTM, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
This annotated view of the first photo of Mercury by BepiColombo identifies major craters and other features.

A European-Japanese spacecraft is taking a close look at the planet Mercury. CAI's John Basile talks with Regina Jorgenson of the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket about the importance of this mission.