A rotating planet with an incredible print on the surface.
NASA presented a color map of the surface of mercury. A fascinating video appeared on the official website space Agency on Instagram, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
Astronomers noted that the hypnotic video is a global color map of the planet’s surface. In this case, it was created using a mosaic of thousands of sets of images obtained by the wide angle camera of the spacecraft MESSENGER.
It is noted that bright colors in the video relate to the number of solar energy at certain wavelengths is reflected from the surface.
An unusual video for 9 hours and was watched by nearly 4.3 million times.