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Mickey Mouse on Mercury

(WFLX) - You could call it an out of this world sighting.

A new photograph of the planet Mercury caught the attention of astronomers recently when they noticed a Mickey Mouse-like image on the planet's surface.

It's actually three craters that happen to form a shape of the popular cartoon character.

It was taken by the Messenger Mission Spacecraft, and an intern was the first to notice it.

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