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Bob Ross would approve of this happy little crater on Mercury. The Messenger Spacecraft snapped this image in October. The crater is 23 miles wide.
Cookie Monster Crater
An impact basin spotted on Mercury looks remarkably like the sweet treat-loving Muppet. NASA released the photo from the Messenger probe on Oct. 13.
Mickey Mouse Craters
Mercury sure is full of interesting craters. You’d almost think that Hollywood designed the surface of the planet. NASA’s Messenger spacecraft snapped this photo of a group of craters that form the shape of Mickey Mouse. The giant crater in the center is 65 miles wide.
Blueberry Sandwich Crater
“It looks like a blueberry sandwich,” said Matt Golombek, a rover science-team member at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. The Opportunity rover took this picture in 2010 after spending six weeks investigating the 33-foot crater called Concepción.
Taken by the Cassini spacecraft, this photo shows the giant eye on Saturn’s Mimas moon. Also known as the Herschel Crater, the creepy spy-like formation is 81 miles wide. How’s that for “Big Brother”?