This website provides a series of printable posters on topics related to the planet Mercury. Each poster focuses on a specific topic relevant to the planet and is intended for a general audience. The posters are provided in an 8.5" x 11" pdf format versions available for printing. The pdf formated files require Adode Reader which can be downloaded for free at http://www.adobe.com.

Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and until recently, little was known about it. The Mariner10 spacecraft passed by the planet three times in the years 1975-1976 and imaged about 45% of the surface. With the MESSENGER spacecraft currently in orbit around the planet as of March 18, 2011, research on Mercury is quickly advancing. MESSENGER has now imaged nearly the entire surface of the planet and is providing a wealth of data from seven instruments. These posters are intended to foster learning and understanding about this planet and the new discoveries being made.

All figures are original except where credits are given. No fee or written permission is required for their use, but please credit images to Jean-Pierre Williams (unless otherwise noted in the caption).