Mercury Mapping - They Need You !

Mercury Mapping - They Need You !

This website is asking people to help them to map the craters on Mercury. Mercury has a large number of craters and lots of crater chains. They are particularly interested in the craters that are formed from the fall out of an original crater as the debris from the explosion rains back down onto the planet. The images you use are from the satellite MESSENGER that is in orbit around Mercury. It means you will be amongst the first people to see these pictures. 

Mercury planet


Sign up and have some fun helping the scientists map Mercury. It could be where we end up living in the future (see Want to Live on Mercury?)


http://cosmoquest.org/mappers/mercury/


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