Mercury Abigail Valencia

Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.

Mercury looks a lot like earths moon and has similar surface.

Mercury has 0 moons because Any moon within a distance from these planets would be in an unstable orbit and it would be captured by the Sun.
This is Mercurys surfce as you can see it looks a lot like our moon because Like our Moon, Mercury's surface is covered with craters caused by space rock hitting it.

Earth and Mercury there cores ar full of solid inner core.

Mercurys revolution is 88 Earth days.Mercurys revolution is the shortest in our solar system.because it is the closest to the sun.

As you can see mercury is the closest planet to the the sun and that is one of the cause for Mercury not having any moons.
Temperatures can reach 801 fahrenheit.

The Romans knew the Sun, the Moon, and the five brightest planets. They named them after their most important gods Because Mercury was the fastest planet as it moved around the Sun, it was named after the Roman messenger god Mercury. Mercury was also the god of travelers.

the last satellite sent to Mercury was called (Mariner 10) that was sent in 2011 it was sent to map Mercury.


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