This is something that you could not make up, well you could, but nobody would listen! However, this is not made up, these are actual images sent back to Earth from the NASA Messenger spacecraft close to Mercury! Clearly, this is not mercury but the Disney Planet and image is branding to make sure that there is no mistake. Alternatively, it is an image of a rock formation and shadows, but I prefer the Mickey version, what about you?
According to a statement by NASA, this is what they have to say about finding;
“The shadowing helps define the striking ‘Mickey Mouse’ resemblance, created by the accumulation of craters over Mercury’s long geologic history,”