Friday, January 25, 2008

Mercury: amateurs vs. MESSENGER

Some of the large-scale features on the hemisphere of Mercury that Mariner 10 missed but MESSENGER saw during its first flyby this month can also be imaged by amateurs. Let alone professionals using similar videoastronomical techniques.

1 comment:

Daniel Fischer said...

A very detailled account of the MESSENGER discoveries based on the 1st news conference on Jan. 30!