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elakdawalla
post Sep 8 2011, 05:47 PM
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MESSENGER has made its first data delivery from the science phase of the mission to the PDS!

Press release: http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/news_room/details.php?id=182
Map interface: http://messenger-act.actgate.com/msgr_publ...t_quickmap.html
Links to data directories: http://pds.nasa.gov/tools/subscription_ser...-20110908.shtml

Have at it, guys!


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jccwrt
post Oct 1 2016, 11:56 PM
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A few finds from digging through the MESSENGER archive this weekend:

Crescent of Mercury's southern hemisphere centered on 0 E


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Crescent of the southern hemisphere centered on 180 E


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Crescent horn in the south polar region with the terminator centered on about 60W longitude:

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Crescent horn in the south polar region with the terminator centered on about 120W longitude:

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Oblique view over the south pole, with Chao Meng-fu crater in the foreground:


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- elakdawalla   MESSENGER orbital mission PDS data   Sep 8 2011, 05:47 PM
- - ugordan   I must be doing something wrong because I can...   Sep 8 2011, 06:27 PM
|- - ugordan   One snapshot, hard to find a good frame when no br...   Sep 8 2011, 07:30 PM
|- - ugordan   One with a very low sun angle, again 2x:   Sep 8 2011, 08:06 PM
- - OWW   Great work! Looks like that last one is the sa...   Sep 8 2011, 08:18 PM
|- - ugordan   Yes, it looked familiar to me, particularly that o...   Sep 8 2011, 08:32 PM
|- - ugordan   If you orbited high above Mercury, this is what yo...   Sep 8 2011, 09:03 PM
- - elakdawalla   QUOTE (ugordan @ Sep 8 2011, 01:32 PM) Ye...   Sep 9 2011, 01:24 PM
- - Phil Stooke   Another way to use the global map interface - a mo...   Sep 9 2011, 01:44 PM
|- - kwp   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Sep 9 2011, 06:44 AM...   Sep 9 2011, 07:38 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (kwp @ Sep 9 2011, 08:38 PM) How we...   Sep 9 2011, 10:32 PM
- - elakdawalla   Pretty well. Mercury and the Moon are two very di...   Sep 9 2011, 08:29 PM
- - Phil Stooke   Thanks, Emily! Yes... on the Moon there was a...   Sep 9 2011, 09:35 PM
- - Phil Stooke   This is MESSENGER flyby false color overlaid on an...   Sep 9 2011, 09:43 PM
- - Phil Stooke   Recent south pole images have filled in the whole ...   Sep 19 2011, 08:38 PM
|- - scalbers   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Sep 19 2011, 09:38 P...   Oct 8 2011, 05:57 PM
- - tanjent   Is it safe to assume that the dark "bullseye...   Sep 20 2011, 05:05 PM
- - Phil Stooke   Yes, it's the polar crater called Chao Meng-Fu...   Sep 20 2011, 05:20 PM
- - Phil Stooke   There's lots to see by browsing around that gl...   Sep 25 2011, 07:55 PM
- - elakdawalla   I just realized I hadn't started this thread i...   Sep 29 2011, 03:45 PM
- - hendric   Phil, That to me looks like a Mt. St. Helens-sty...   Sep 29 2011, 08:45 PM
- - Ittiz   Have they released any good topographic data yet?   Oct 25 2012, 09:08 PM
- - djellison   Lots - http://geo.pds.nasa.gov/missions/messenger/...   Oct 25 2012, 09:24 PM
- - Phil Stooke   It's worth pointing out that the Mercury Laser...   Oct 25 2012, 09:46 PM
- - Ittiz   Yeah, I've seen that data. So basically it...   Oct 26 2012, 01:20 PM
- - peter59   MESSENGER MDIS Release #9 is now available. (2012 ...   Mar 13 2013, 09:41 PM
- - nprev   That pic is a jaw-dropper, Peter!   Mar 13 2013, 10:52 PM
- - Explorer1   Absolutely bizarre. And probably the best views we...   Mar 14 2013, 05:22 AM
- - peter59   Images from Messenger's narrow angle camera ar...   Mar 8 2014, 12:08 PM
|- - john_s   Those secondary crater images are remarkable, and ...   Mar 8 2014, 04:01 PM
|- - peter59   QUOTE (john_s @ Mar 8 2014, 05:01 PM) The...   Mar 10 2014, 10:39 PM
- - peter59   Unique close-up look at the chains of secondary cr...   Mar 8 2014, 02:38 PM
- - peter59   I downloaded from PDS the latest batch of images c...   Apr 7 2015, 04:49 PM
- - jccwrt   A few finds from digging through the MESSENGER arc...   Oct 1 2016, 11:56 PM


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