Images of Mercury and the Moon which show obvious colors are always false-color images in which the colors are greatly exaggerated, or (as on a map) added specifically to highlight different features.)

This site is maintained by the Planetary Science Communications team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Goddard Space Flight Center for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate . It’s a full color image of Mercury, captured by the spacecraft’s Wide Angle Camera (WAC) filters in the infrared, far red, and violet wavelengths (red, green, and blue filters for this image… NASA SCIENCE MISSION DIRECTORATE. Size of Mercury vs Earth. Mercury Side View. Mercury Close Up. Pictures of Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun: Mercury Full View.

Mercury Mariner 10 Image. The Mariner 10 spacecraft imaged the region of Mercury during its initial flyby of the planet. Mercury Geology. Core. Mercury False Color. Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) 1979x887x3: PIA19413: Wrinkles on Mercury Full … Like the Moon, Mercury is an almost completely colorless object, more gray than any other color. Orbit.