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Mercury Literature

Below is a List of Literature relevant to Mercury, in particular its magnetosphere and exosphere, with links to the full-text versions of select publications (please note that access rights to the source are required in many cases). The ambition is to update the list several times per year.

If you have comments, questions, or suggestions for additions please contact Judy Cumnock.


Literature List

Contents

The Solar Wind at Mercury's Orbit

Broadfoot, A. L., Ultraviolet spectrometry of the inner solar system from Mariner 10, Rev. Geophys. Space Phys., 14, 625, 1976.

Kumar, S., and A. L. Broadfoot, Mariner 10 observations of the local interstellar wind, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 8, 532, 1976.

Mercury's Magnetosphere

Simpson, J. A., J. H. Eraker, J. E. Lamport, and P. H. Walpole, Electrons and protons accelerated in Mercury's magnetic field, Science, 185, 160, 1974.

Armstrong, T. P., S. M. Krimigis, and L. J. Lanzerotti, A reinterpretation of the reported energetic particle fluxes in the vicinity of Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 80, 4015, 1975.

Siscoe, G. L., N. F. Ness, and C. M. Yeates, Substorms on Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 80, 4359, 1975.

Siscoe, G., and L. Christopher, Variations in the solar wind stand-off distance at Mercury, Geophys. Res. Lett., 2, 158, 1975.

Fairfield, D. H., and K. W. Behannon, Bow shock and magnetosheath waves at Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 81, 3897, 1976.

Herbert, F., M. Wiskerchen, C. P. Sonett, and J. K. Chao, Solar wind induction in Mercury: Constraints on the formation of a magnetosphere, Icarus, 28(4), 489, 1976. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(76)90122-6

Hill, T. W., A. J. Dessler, and R. A. Wolf, Mercury and Mars: the role of ionospheric conductivity in the acceleration of magnetospheric particles, Geophys. Res. Lett., 3, 429, 1976.

Ogilvie, K. W., J. D. Scudder, V. M. Vasiliunas, R. E. Hartle, and G. L. Siscoe, Observations at the planet Mercury by the plasma electron experiment: Mariner 10, J. Geophys. Res., 82, 1807, 1977.

Whang, Y. C., Magnetospheric magnetic field of Mercury, J. Geophys. Res. 82, 1024, 1977.

Ness, N. F., The magnetosphere of Mercury, in Solar System Plasma Physics, edited by Kennel, C. F., L. J. Lanzerotti, and E. N. Parker, North-Holland Publishing Company, 1979.

Slavin, J. A., and R. E. Holzer, The effect of erosion on the solar wind stand-off distance at Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 84, 2076, 1979.

Whang, Y. C., Model magnetosphere of Mercury, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 20, 218, 1979.

Goldstein, B. E., S. T. Suess, and R. J. Walker, Mercury: Magnetospheric processes and the atmospheric supply and loss rates. J. Geophys. Res., 86, 5485, 1981.

Russell, C. T., The magnetopause of the Earth and planets, Adv. Space Res., 1(1), 67, 1981. doi:10.1016/0273-1177(81)90089-2

Slavin, J. A., R. E. Holzer, Solar wind flow about the terrestrial planets. 1 - Modeling bow shock position and shape, J. Geophys. Res., 86, 11401, 1981.

Slavin, J. A., Bow shock studies at Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars with applications to the solar-planetary interaction problem, Thesis (Ph.D.), Univ. of California, Los Angeles, 1982.

Whang, Y. C., and K. I. Gringauz, The magnetospheres of Saturn, Mercury, Venus and Mars, Adv. Space Res., 2(1), 61, 1982. doi:10.1016/0273-1177(82)90095-3

Kirsch, E., and A. K. Richter, Possible detection of low energy ions and electrons from planet Mercury by the HELIOS spacecraft, Ann. Geophys., 3, 13, 1985.

Russell, C. T., and R. J. Walker, Flux transfer events at Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 90, 11067, 1985.

Slavin, J. A., E. J. Smith, B. E. Goldstein, and S. P. Christon, Magnetotails of the terrestrial planets: A comparative study, in Lunar and Planetary Inst. Terrest. Planets: Comp. Planetology, p. 13, 1985.

Baker, D. N., J. A. Simpson, and J. H. Eraker, A model of impulsive acceleration and transport of energetic particles in Mercury's magnetosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 91, 8742, 1986.

Ip, W.-H., The sodium exosphere and magnetosphere of Mercury, Geophys. Res. Lett., 13, 423, 1986.

Baker, D. N., J. E. Borovsky, J. O. Burns, G. R. Gisler, and M. Zeilik, Possible calorimetric effects at Mercury due to solar wind-magnetosphere interactions, J. Geophys. Res., 92, 4707, 1987.

Cheng, A. F., R. E. Johnson, S. M. Krimigis, and L. J. Lanzerotti, Magnetosphere, exosphere, and surface of Mercury, Icarus, 71(3), 430, 1987. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(87)90038-8

Christon, S. P., J. Feynman, and J. A. Slavin, Dynamic substorm injections - Similar magnetospheric phenomena at Earth and Mercury, in Magnetotail Physics, Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press, p. 393, 1987.

Criston, S. P., A comparison of the Mercury and Earth magnetospheres: Electron measurements and substorm time scales, Icarus, 71(3), 448, 1987. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(87)90040-6

Ip, W.-H., Dynamics of electrons and heavy ions in Mercury's magnetosphere, Icarus, 71(3), 441, 1987. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(87)90039-X

Vasyliunas, V. M., Heat conduction limits on calorimetric effects at Mercury due to solar wind-magnetosphere interactions, J. Geophys. Res., 92, 13658, 1987.

Russell, C. T., D. N. Baker, and J. A. Slavin, The magnetosphere of Mercury, in Mercury, edited by Vilas et al., Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, p. 514, 1988.

Christon, S. P., Plasma and energetic electron flux variations in the Mercury 1 C event: Evidence for a magnetopause boundary layer, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 6481, 1989.

Russell, C. T., ULF waves in the Mercury magnetosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 16, 1253, 1989.

Ip, W.-H., On the surface sputtering effects of magnetospheric charged particles at Mercury, Astrophys. J., 418, 451, 1993.

Russell, C. T., A study of flux transfer events at different planets, Adv. Space Res., 16(4), 159, 1995. doi:10.1016/0273-1177(95)00224-3

Balogh, A., Mercury: the planet and its magnetosphere, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 1, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(97)88333-X

Blomberg, L. G., Mercury's magnetosphere, exosphere and surface: low-frequency field and wave measurements as a diagnostic tool, Planet. Space Sci., 45, 143, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00092-X   PDF

Engle, I. M., Mercury's magnetosphere: Another look, Planet. Space Sci., 45, 127, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00094-3

Glassmeier, K.-H., The Hermean magnetosphere and its ionosphere-magnetosphere coupling, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 119, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00095-5

Grande, M., Investigation of magnetospheric interactions with the Hermean surface, Adv. Space Res., 19(10), 1609, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(97)00374-8

Grard, R., Photoemission on the surface of Mercury and related electrical phenomena, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 67, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00096-7

Ip, W.-H., Time-variable phenomena in the magnetosphere and exosphere of Mercury Adv. Space Res., 19(10), 1615, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(97)00375-X

Lundin, R., S. Barabash, P. Brandt, L. Eliasson, C. M. C. Nairn, O. Norberg, and I. Sandahl, Ion acceleration processes in the Hermean and terrestrial magnetospheres, Adv. Space Res. 19(10), 1593, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(97)00373-6

McKenna-Lawlor, S. M. P., Characteristic boundaries of the Hermean magnetosphere and energetic particles close to the planet, Planet. Space Sci., 45, 167, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00116-X

Roux, A., N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, A. Meyer, and L. Rezeau, Measurements of a.c. magnetic fields and currents in the Hermean magnetosphere, Planet. Space Sci., 45, 163, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00101-8

Slavin, J. A., J. C. J. Owen, J. E. P. Connerney, and S. P. Christon, Mariner 10 observations of field-aligned currents at Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 45, 133, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00104-3

Torkar, K., M. Fehringer, F. Rüdenauer, R. J. L. Grard, and W. Riedler, Necessity and feasibility of spacecraft potential control in the Hermean magnetosphere, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 149, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00107-9

Luhmann, J. G., C. T. Russell, and N. A. Tsyganenko, Disturbances in Mercury's magnetosphere: Are the Mariner 10 "substorms" simply driven?, J. Geophys. Res., 103(A5), 9113, 1998. doi:10.1029/97JA03667

Grard, R., H. Laakso, and T. I. Pulkkinen, The role of photoemission in the coupling of the Mercury surface and magnetosphere, Planet. Space Sci., 47(12), 1459, 1999. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(99)00072-0

Othmer, C., K.-H. Glassmeier, and R. Cramm, Concerning field line resonances in Mercury's magnetosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 104(A5), 10369, 1999. doi:10.1029/1999JA900009

Kabin, K., T. I. Gombosi, D. L. DeZeeuw, and K. G. Powell, Interaction of Mercury with the solar wind, Icarus, 143, 397, 2000. doi:10.1006/icar.1999.6252

Barabash, S., A. V. Lukyanov, P. C:son Brandt, and R. Lundin, Energetic neutral atom imaging of Mercury's magnetosphere 3. Simulated images and instrument requirements, Planet. Space Sci., 49(14-15), 1685, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00107-6

Burlaga, L. F., Magnetic fields and plasmas in the inner heliosphere: Helios results, Planet. Space Sci., 49(14-15), 1619, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00098-8

Giampieri, G., and A. Balogh, Modeling of magnetic field measurements at Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 49(14-15), 1637, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00101-5

Killen, R. M., A. E. Potter, P. Reiff, M. Sarantos, B. V. Jackson, P. Hick, and B. Giles, Evidence for space weather at Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 106(E9), 20509, 2001. doi:10.1029/2000JE001401

Lukyanov, A. V., O. Umnova, and S. Barabash, Energetic neutral atom imaging of Mercury's magnetosphere 1. Distribution of neutral particles in an axially symmetrical exosphere, Planet. Space Sci., 49(14-15), 1669, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00105-2

Lukyanov, A. V., S. Barabash, R. Lundin, P. C:son Brandt, Energetic neutral atom imaging of Mercury's magnetosphere 2. Distribution of energetic charged particles in a compact magnetosphere, Planet. Space Sci., 49(14-15), 1677, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00106-4

Orsini, S., A. Milillo, E. De Angelis, A. M. Di Lellis, V. Zanza, and S. Livi, Remote sensing of Mercury's magnetospheric plasma environment via energetic neutral atoms imaging, Planet. Space Sci., 49(14-15), 1659, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00104-0

Sarantos, M., P. H. Reiff, T. W. Hill, R. M. Killen, and A. L. Urquhart, A Bx-interconnected magnetosphere model for Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 49, 1629, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00100-3

Wurz, P., and L. G. Blomberg, Particle populations in Mercury's magnetosphere, Planet. Space Sci., 49, 1643, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00102-7

Delcourt, D. C., T. E. Moore, S. Orsini, A. Millilo, and J.-A. Sauvaud, Centrifugal acceleration of ions near Mercury, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(A12), 2002. doi:10.1029/2001GL013829

Ip, W.-H., and A. Kopp, MHD simulations of the solar wind interaction with Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 107(A11), 1348, 2002. doi:10.1029/2001JA009171

Glassmeier, K-H., P. N. Mager, D. Y. Klimushkin, Concerning ULF pulsations in Mercury's magnetosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 18, 1928, 2003. doi:10.1029/2003GL017175

Kallio, E. and P. Janhunen, Modelling the Solar Wind Interaction With Mercury by a Quasineutral Hybrid Model, Ann. Geophys., 2003. sref:1432-0576/ag/2003-21-2133

Kallio, E. and P. Janhunen, The response of the Hermean magnetosphere to the interplanetary magnetic field, Adv. Space Res., 33, 2176-2181, 2004. doi:/10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00447-2

Kallio, E. and P. Janhunen, Solar wind and magnetospheric ion impact on Mercury's surface, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 1877, 2003. doi:10.1029/2003GL017842

Massetti, S., S. Orsini, A. Milillo, A. Mura, E. De Angelis, H. Lammer, P. Wurz, Mapping of the cusp plasma precipitation on the surface of Mercury, Icarus 166(2), 229, 2003. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2003.08.005

Blomberg, L. G. and J. A. Cumnock, On Electromagnetic Phenomena in Mercury's Magnetosphere, Adv. Space Res., 33, 2161-2165, 2004. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00449-6   PDF

Ip W.-H. and A. Kopp, Mercury's Birkeland current system, Adv. Space Res., 33(12) 2172, 2004. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00444-7

Janhunen. P., and E. Kallio, Surface conductivity of Mercury provides current closure and may affect magnetospheric symmmetry, Ann. Geophys., 2004. sref:1432-0576/ag/2004-22-1829

Mukai, T., K. Ogasawara and Y. Saito, An empirical model of the plasma environment around Mercury, Adv. Space Res., 33, 2166, 2004. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00443-5

Glassmeier, K.-H., D. Klimushkin, C. Othmer and P Mager, ULF waves at Mercury: Earth, the giants, and their little brother compared, Adv. Space Res., 33, 1875-1883, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2003.04.047

Grosser, J., K.-H. Glassmeier and A. Stadelmann, Induced magnetic field effects at planet Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 52, 1251-1260, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2004.08.005

Killen, R. M., M. Sarantos and P. H. Reiff, Space weather at Mercury, Adv. Space Res., 33, 1899-1904, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2003.02.020

Lukyanov, A., S. Barabash, and M. Holmström, Energetic neutral atom imaging at Mercury, Adv. Space Res., 33, 1890-1898, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2003.05.035

Nishida, A., Driving mechanisms of magnetospheric dynamics of planets and satellites, Adv. Space Res., 33, 1848-1858, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2003.04.046

Slavin, J. A., Mercury's magnetosphere, Adv. Space Res., 33, 1859-1874, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2003.02.019

Zurbuchen, T. H., P. Koehn, L. A. Fisk, T. Gombosi, G. Gloeckler and K. Kabin, On the space environment of Mercury, Adv. Space Res., 33, 1884-1889, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2003.04.048

Blomberg, L. G., J. A. Cumnock, Y. Kasaba, H. Matsumoto, H. Kojima, Y. Omura, M. Moncuquet, and J.-E. Wahlund, Electric Fields in the Hermean Environment, Adv. Space Res., in press, 2005. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2005.02.034   PDF

Mercury's Atmosphere/Exosphere

Belton, M. J. S., D. M. Hunten, and M. B. McElroy, A search for an atmosphere on Mercury, Astrophys. J., 150, 1111, 1967.

Broadfoot, A. L., D. E. Shemansky, and S. Kumar, Mariner 10 - Mercury atmosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 3, 577, 1976.

Kumar, S., Mercury's atmosphere - A perspective after Mariner 10, Icarus, 28, 579, 1976. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(76)90131-7

Killen, R. M., A. E. Potter, and T. H. Morgan, Spatial distribution of sodium vapor in the atmosphere of Mercury, Icarus, 85(1), 145, 1990. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(90)90108-L

Potter, A. E., and T. H. Morgan, Evidence for magnetospheric events on the sodium atmosphere of Mercury, Science, 248, 835, 1990.

Lammer, H., and S. J. Bauer, Mercury's exosphere: Origin of surface sputtering and implications, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 73, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00097-9

Morgan, T. H., and R. M. Killen, A non-stoichiometric model of the composition of the atmospheres of Mercury and the Moon, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 81, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00099-2

Potter, A. E., and T. H. Morgan, Sodium and potassium atmospheres of Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 95, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00100-6

Slater, D. C., T. H. Morgan, and S. A. Stern, Modern lightweight UV spectrographs for in situ studies of the exosphere and photo-ion population about Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 101, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00103-1

Potter, A. E., R. M. Killen, and T. H. Morgan, Rapid changes in the atmosphere of Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 47, 1441, 1999. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(99)00070-7

Lammer, H., P. Wurz, M.R. Patel, R. Killen, C. Kolb, S. Massetti, S. Orsini, A. Milillo, The variability of Mercury's exosphere by particle and radiation induced surface release processes, Icarus, 166(2), 238, 2003. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2003.08.012

Leblanc, F.; Delcourt, D.; Johnson, R. E., Mercury's sodium exosphere: Magnetospheric ion recycling, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 108, No. E12, 5136, 2003. doi:10.1029/2003JE002151

Leblanc, F., J. G. Luhmann, R. E. Johnson and M. Liu, Solar energetic particle event at Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 51, 339-352, 2003. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(02)00207-6

Killen, R. M., M. Sarantos, A. E. Potter and P. Reiff, Source rates and ion recycling rates for Na and K in Mercury's atmosphere, Icarus, 171, 1-19, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2004.04.007

Killen, R. M., T. A. Bida and T. H. Morgan, The calcium exosphere of Mercury, Icarus, 173, 300-311, 2005. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2004.08.022

Mercury's Surface Properties

Ip, W.-H., Electrostatic charging and dust transport at Mercury's surface, Geophys. Res. Lett., 13, 1133, 1986.

Ip, W.-H., On the surface sputtering effects of magnetospheric charged particles at Mercury, Astrophys. J., 418, 451, 1993.

Grard, R., Photoemission on the surface of Mercury and related electrical phenomena, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 67, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00096-7

Sasaki S. and E. Kurahashi, Space weathering on Mercury, Adv. Space Res., 33(12), 2152, 2004. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00442-3

Mercury's Planetary Magnetic Field

Ness, N. F., et al., The magnetic field of Mercury Part I, J. Geophys. Res., 80, 2708, 1975.

Ness, N. F., K. W. Behannon, R. P. Lepping, and Y. C. Whang, Magnetic field of Mercury confirmed, Nature, 255, 204, 1975.

Ness, N. F., K. W. Behannon, R. P. Lepping, and Y. C. Whang, Observations of Mercury's magnetic field, Icarus, 28(4), 478, 1976. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(76)90121-4

Sharpe, H. N., and D. W. Strangeway, The magnetic field of Mercury and modes of thermal evolution, Geophys. Res. Lett., 3, 285, 1976.

Jackson, D. J., and D. B. Beard, The magnetic field of Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 82, 2828, 1977.

Ness, N. F., The magnetic field of Mercury, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 20, 209, 1979.

Slavin, J. A., and R. E. Holzer, On the determination of the Hermaean magnetic moment: A critical review, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 20, 231, 1979.

Russell, C. T., The magnetic fields of Mercury, Venus and Mars, Adv. Space Res., 1(8), 3, 1981. doi:10.1016/0273-1177(81)90475-0

Schulz, M., and G. A. Paulikas, Planetary magnetic fields: A comparative view, Adv. Space Res., 10(1), 55, 1990. doi:10.1016/0273-1177(90)90086-F

Southwood, D. J., The magnetic field of Mercury, Planet. Space Sci., 45(1), 113, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(96)00105-5

Giampieri, G. and A. Balogh, Mercury's thermoelectric dynamo model revisited , Planet. Space Sci., 50, 757-762, 2002. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(02)00020-X

Korth, H., B.J. Anderson, M. H. Acuña, J. A. Slavin, N. A. Tsyganenko, S. C. Solomon and R. L. McNutt, Jr, Determination of the properties of Mercury's magnetic field by the MESSENGER mission, Planet. Space Sci., 52, 733-746, 2004. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2003.12.008

Miscellaneous Mercury Publications

Carpenter, R. L., and R. M. Goldstein, Radar observations of Mercury, Science, 142, 381, 1963.

Colombo, G., Rotational period of the planet Mercury, Nature, 208, 575, 1965.

Soter, S. L., Mercury: Infrared evidence for nonsynchronous rotation, Science, 153, 1112, 1966.

Cruikshank, D. P., and C. R. Chapman, Mercury's rotation and visual observations, Sky and Telescope, July 24, 1967.

Pettengill, G. H., and R. B. Dyce, A radar determination of the rotation of the planet Mercury, Nature, 206, 1275, 1968.

Smith, B. A., and E. J. Reese, Mercury's rotation period: Photographic confirmation, Science, 162, 1275, 1968.

Eckman, P. K., The 1973 Mariner Mercury mission, American Astronautical Society, Paper No. 69-97, Denver, 1969.

Goldstein, R. M., Radar observations of Mercury, Astron. J., 76, 1152, 1971.

Hooke, A. J., The 1973 Mariner mission to Venus and Mercury, Spaceflight 16, 25, 1974.

Murray, B. C., First look at Mercury, Engineering and Science, 38, 30, 1974.

Danielson, G. E., Jr., Our present view of Mercury and Venus, Rev. Geophys. Space Phys., 13(3), 1975.

Guest, J., Mercury, The Solar System, New Scientist Special Review, 12, 1975.

Murray, B. C., Mercury, Scientific American, 1975.

Murray, B. C., Mercury-Mariner 10 results, Scientific American, 233, 58, 1975.

Stevenson, D. J., Dynamo generation in Mercury, Nature, 256, 634, 1975.

Burns, J. A., Consequences of the tidal slowing of Mercury, Icarus, 28, 453, 1976. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(76)90118-4

Busse, F. H., Generation of planetary magnetism by convection, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 12(4), 350, 1976.

Hartman, W. K., The significance of the planet Mercury in terms of Mariner 10 data, Sky and Telescope, 51, 307, 1976.

Klaasen, K. P., Mercury's rotation axis and period, Icarus, 28(4), 469, 1976. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(76)90120-2

Strom, R. G., The planet Mercury as viewed by Mariner 10, Sky and Telescope, 47(6), 1974.

Weaver, K. F., Mariner unveils Venus and Mercury, National Geographic, 147(6), 1975.

Ward, W. R., G. Colombo, and F. A. Franklin, Secular resonance, solar spin down, and the orbit of Mercury, Icarus, 28, 441, 1976. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(76)90117-2

Murray, B. C., and E. Burgess, Flight to Mercury, Columbia University Press, 1977.

Anderson, J. D., R. F. Jurgens, E. L. Lau, M. A. Slade, III, and G. Schubert, Shape and orientation of Mercury from radar ranging data, Icarus, 124(2), 690, 1996. doi:10.1006/icar.1996.0242

Yamakawa, H., J. Kawaguchi, K. Uesugi, and H. Matsuo, Frequent access to Mercury in the early 21st century: Multiple Mercury flyby mission via electric propulsion, Acta Astronautica, 39(1-4), 133, 1996. doi:10.1016/S0094-5765(96)00130-0

Cook, A. C., and M. S. Robinson, Mariner 10 stereo image coverage of Mercury, J. Geophys. Res., 105(E4), 9429, 2000. doi:10.1029/1999JE001135

Yamakawa, H., et al., Preliminary ISAS Mercury orbiter mission design, Acta Astronautica, 45(4-9), 187, 1999. doi:10.1016/S0094-5765(99)00136-8

Mendillo, M., J. Warell, S. S. Limaye, J. Baumgardner, A. Sprague, and J. K. Wilson, Imaging the surface of Mercury using ground-based telescopes, Planet. Space Sci., 49(14-15), 1501, 2001. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00088-5

Watters T. R., R. A. Schultz, M. S. Robinson, and A. C. Cook, The mechanical and thermal structure of Mercury's early lithosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(11), 2002. doi:10.1029/2001GL014308

McNutt, Jr., R. L., S. C. Solomon, R. Grard, M. Novara and T. Mukai, An international program for Mercury exploration: synergy of MESSENGER and BepiColombo, Adv. Space Res., 33(12), 2126, 2003. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00439-3

Yamakawa, H., H. Ogawa, Y. Kasaba, H. Hayakawa, T. Mukai and M. Adachi, Current status of the BepiColombo/MMO spacecraft design, Adv. Space Res., 33(12), 2133, 2003. doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00437-X

Compilations on Mercury Science

Mariner 10 Mercury Encounter, Science, 185, July 12, 141, 1974.

The Planet Mercury, special issue, J. Geophys. Res., 80, 2341-2514, 1975.

Mercury, edited by F. Vilas, C. R. Chapman, and M. S. Matthews, Univ. of Arizona Press, 1988.

Mercury: Introduction to an end-member planet, 1, C. R. Chapman.

Future observations of and missions to Mercury, 24, S. A. Stern and F. Vilas.

Photometry and polarimetry of Mercury, 37, J. Veverka, P. Helfenstein, B. Hapke, and J. D. Goguen.

Surface composition of Mercury from reflectance spectrophotometry, 59, F. Vilas.

Goldstone radar observations of Mercury, 77, P. E. Clark, M. A. Leake, and R. F. Jurgens.

Radar observations of Mercury, 101, J. K. Harmon, and D. B. Campbell.

Stratigraphy and geologic history of Mercury, 118, P. O. Spudisand, and J. E. Guest

Geomorphology of impact craters on Mercury, 165, R. J. Pike.

Cratering on Mercury: A relook, 274, P. M. Schultz.

The cratering record on Mercury and the origin of impacting objects, 336, R. G. Strom, and G. Neukum.

The tectonics of Mercury, 374, H. J. Melosh, and W. B. McKinnon.

Tectonic history of Mercury, 401, P. G. Thomas, P. Masson, and L. Fleitout.

Mercury's thermal history and the generation of its magnetic field, 429, G. Schubert, M. N. Ross, D. J. Stevenson, and T. Spohn.

The rotational dynamics of Mercury and the state of its core, 461, S. J. Peale.

Mercury's magnetic field and interior, 494, J. E. P. Connerney, and N. F. Ness.

The magnetosphere of Mercury, 514, C. T. Russell, D. N. Baker, and J. A. Slavin.

The Mercury atmosphere, 562, D. M. Hunten, T. H. Morgan and D. E. Shemansky.

Present bounds on the bulk composition of Mercury: Implications for planetary formation processes, 613, K. A. Goettel.

The building stones of the planets, 622, J. T. Wasson.

Origin and composition of Mercury, 651, J. S. Lewis.

Formation of Mercury and removal of its silicate shell, 667, A. V. Vityazev, G. V. Pechernikova, and V. S. Safmnov.

Accumulation of Mercury from planetesimals, 670, G.W. Wetherill.

The strange density of Mercury: Theoretical considerations, 692, A.G.W. Cameron, B. Fegley, Jr., W. Benz, and W.L. Slattery.

Mercury: The Planet and its Magnetosphere, Edited by A. Balogh, special issue, Planet. Space Sci., 45, 1-180, 1997.

Mercury: the Planet and its Magnetosphere, 1-2, André Balogh.

Are there other tectonics than tidal despinning, global contraction and Caloris related events on Mercury? A review of questions and problems, 3-13, Pierre G. Thomas.

Determination of Mercury's 88 day libration and fluid core size from orbit, 15-19, X. Wu, P. L. Bender, S. J. Peale, G. W. Rosborough and M. A. Vincent.

Radio-science investigation on a Mercury Orbiter mission, 21-29, J. D. Anderson, S. G. Turyshev, S. W. Asmar, M. K. Bird, A. S. Konopliv, T. P. Krisher, E. L. Lau, G. Schubert and W. L. Sjogren.

The regolith of Mercury: present knowledge and implications for the Mercury Orbiter mission, 31-37, Y. Langevin.

Planetary gamma-ray spectroscopy of the surface of Mercury, 39-48, J. Brückner and J. Masarik.

Imaging Mercury's surface within the context of the Mercury Orbiter study of 1994, 49-55, W. K. H. Schmidt.

Remote X-ray fluorescence experiments for future missions to Mercury, 57-65, P. E. Clark and J. I. Trombka.

Photoemission on the surface of Mercury and related electrical phenomena, 67-72, Réjean Grard.

Mercury's exosphere: origin of surface sputtering and implications, 73-79, H. Lammer and S. J. Bauer.

A non-stoichiometric model of the composition of the atmospheres of Mercury and the Moon, 81-94, Thomas H. Morgan and Rosemary M. Killen.

Sodium and potassium atmospheres of Mercury, 95-100, A. E. Potter and T. H. Morgan.

Modern lightweight UV spectrographs for in situ studies of the exosphere and photo-ion population about Mercury, 101-112, D. C. Slater, T. H. Morgan and S. A. Stern

The magnetic field of Mercury, 113-117, D. J. Southwood.

The Hermean magnetosphere and its ionosphere-magnetosphere coupling, 119-125, Karl-Heinz Glassmeier.

Mercury's magnetosphere: another look, 127-132, Irene M. Engle.

Mariner 10 observations of field-aligned currents at Mercury, 133-141, J. A. Slavin, J. C. J. Owen, J. E. P. Connerney and S. P. Christon.

Mercury's magnetosphere, exosphere and surface: low-frequency field and wave measurements as a diagnostic tool, 143-148, Lars G. Blomberg.

Necessity and feasibility of spacecraft potential control in the Hermean magnetosphere, 149-161, K. Torkar, M. Fehringer, F. Rüdenauer, R. J. L. Grard and W. Riedler.

Measurements of a.c. magnetic fields and currents in the Hermean magnetosphere, 163-166, A. Roux, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, A. Meyer and L. Rezeau.

Characteristic boundaries of the Hermean magnetosphere and energetic particles close to the planet, 167-180, Susan M. P. McKenna-Lawlor.

Returns to Mercury: science and mission objectives, Edited by Réjean Grard and André Balogh, special issue, Planet. Space Sci., 49, 1395-1692, 2001.

Returns to Mercury: science and mission objectives, 1395-1407, Réjean Grard and André Balogh.

BepiColombo, ESA's Mercury Cornerstone mission, 1409-1420, Alberto Anselmi and George E. N. Scoon.

The BepiColombo Mercury surface element, 1421-1435, M. Novara.

Capability of solar electric propulsion for planetary missions, 1437-1444, Giuseppe D. Racca.

The MESSENGER mission to Mercury: scientific objectives and implementation, 1445-1465, S. C. Solomon, R. L. McNutt, Jr., R. E. Gold, M. H. Acuña, Daniel N. Baker, William V. Boynton, Clark R. Chapman, A. F. Cheng, G. Gloeckler et al.

The MESSENGER mission to Mercury: scientific payload, 1467-1479 Robert E. Gold, Sean C. Solomon, Ralph L. McNutt, Jr., Andrew G. Santo, James ,B. Abshire, Mario H. Acuña, Robert S. Afzal, Brian J. Anderson, G. Bruce Andrews et al.

The MESSENGER mission to Mercury: spacecraft and mission design, 1481-1500, Andrew G. Santo, Robert E. Gold, Ralph L. McNutt, Jr. , Sean C. Solomon, Carl J. Ercol, Robert W. Farquhar, Theodore J. Hartka, Jason E. Jenkins, et al.

Imaging the surface of Mercury using ground-based telescopes, 1501-1505, Michael Mendillo, J. Warell, S. S. Limaye, J. Baumgardner, A. Sprague and J. K. Wilson.

Geologic evolution and cratering history of Mercury, 1507-1521, G. Neukum, J. Oberst, H. Hoffmann, R. Wagner and B. A. Ivanov.

Large-scale lobate scarps in the southern hemisphere of Mercury, 1523-1530, T. R. Watters, A. C. Cook and M. S. Robinson.

Properties of the Hermean regolith: I. Global regolith albedo variation at 200 km scale from multicolor CCD imaging, 1531-1552, J. Warell and S. S. Limaye.

Opportunities for X-ray remote sensing at Mercury, 1553-1559, M. Grande, S. K. Dunkin and B. Kellett.

The interior structure of Mercury: what we know, what we expect from BepiColombo, 1561-1570, T. Spohn, F. Sohl, K. Wieczerkowski and V. Conzelmann.

A heat flow and physical properties package for the surface of Mercury, 1571-1577, Tilman Spohn, Andrew J. Ball, Karsten Seiferlin, Vera Conzelmann, Axel Hagermann, Norbert I. ömle and Günter Kargl.

Gravity field and rotation state of Mercury from the BepiColombo Radio Science Experiments, 1579-1596, A. Milani, A. Rossi, D. Vokrouhlický, D. Villani and C. Bonanno.

Advanced radio science instrumentation for the mission BepiColombo to Mercury, 1597-1608, L. Iess and G. Boscagli.

Italian spring accelerometer (ISA) a high sensitive accelerometer for "BepiColombo" ESA CORNERSTONE, 1609-1617, V. Iafolla and S. Nozzoli.

Magnetic fields and plasmas in the inner heliosphere: Helios results, 1619-1627, L. F. Burlaga.

A Bx-interconnected magnetosphere model for Mercury, 1629-1635, M. Sarantos, Patricia H. Reiff, T. W. Hill, R. M. Killen and A. L. Urquhart.

Modelling of magnetic field measurements at Mercury, 1637-1642, Giacomo Giampieri and André Balogh.

Particle populations in Mercury's magnetosphere, 1643-1653, Peter Wurz and Lars Blomberg.

Measurement of neutral atoms and ions in Mercury's exosphere, 1655-1658, M. Mildner, P. Wurz, S. Scherer, M. Zipperle, K. Altwegg, P. Bochsler, W. Benz and H. Balsiger

Remote sensing of Mercury's magnetospheric plasma environment via energetic neutral atoms imaging, 1659-1668, S. Orsini, A. Milillo, E. De Angelis, A. Maria Di Lellis, V. Zanza and S. Livi.

Energetic neutral atom imaging of Mercury's magnetosphere 1. Distribution of neutral particles in an axially symmetrical exosphere, 1669-1675, A. V. Lukyanov, O. Umnova and S. Barabash.

Energetic neutral atom imaging of Mercury's magnetosphere 2. Distribution of energetic charged particles in a compact magnetosphere, 1677-1684, A. V. Lukyanov, S. Barabash, R. Lundin and P. C:son Brandt.

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