A view of the barren, cratered world of Mercury.
The second smallest of the planets in the Solar System, whose orbit
carries it the closest to the Sun. Mercury is a barren, desolate world, not unlike
Earth's Moon in general appearance.
eSky © copyright Mark Fisher 1999-2013
Surface maps courtesy Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Copyright © California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. All rights reserved.