Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Mapping Planets

Planetary Cartography

Robert Gaskell is currently working on turning the images of Mercury sent back by the MESSENGER probe into a topographical map. Image: NASA/JHUAPL/Carnegie Institution of Washington.

A NASA image of asteroid Eros (left) and Robert Gaskell's shape model of the asteroid (right). Credit: NASA/JPL/PSI/Robert Gaskell

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