Bepi Colombo: the mission, the instruments
Enrico Flamini
Jan - 2011

journal : Memorie Della Societa Astronomica Italiana

Volume : 82 ; type: Article Journal

Despite the fact the Mercury is a small, rocky, burned planet, so close to the Sunthat it is hard to be seen from Earth except during twilight, it has played a very importantrole in the history of astronomy and fundamental physics and plays a crucial role in theunderstanding of the formation and evolution of our Solar System.

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