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A Color-Saturated Look At Mercury's Massive, Ancient Caloris Basin

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Good pun!

Mercury's Caloris Basin is seen in an enhanced color mosaic. The massive crater, formed some 4 billion years ago, is orange. Smaller craters made subsequently are rendered in blue, while orange splotches around the perimeter may be volcanic vents.

(Side note: Props to the punster who titled the photo "All About that Basin" on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Photojournal page.)

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