See A Lunar Eclipse From Mercury Orbit, Thanks To MESSENGER

You might have watched solar eclipse or lunar eclipse from Earth’s surface. Now, lets watch a lunar eclipse from Mercury’s orbit, thanks to space agency NASA’s robotic spacecraft MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER).


Lunar Eclipse From Mercury Orbit

NASA launched MESSENGER in August 2004 to study Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun. The robotic spacecraft successfully entered Mercury’s orbit on March 17, 2011. Since then, it has been studying the planet’s chemical composition, geology, and magnetic field. Until now, the space craft has captured 200,000 orbital images of Mercury. But lately, NASA has released a small video showing a lunar eclipse from Mercury’ orbit, captured by MESSENGER.

Lunar Eclipse From Mercury Orbit
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