Mercury By haylee coonc

Mercury mass is 3.3010x1023 kg and Mercurys diameter size is 3023
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun
Daytime in Mercury it is 800F and in nighttime in Mercury it is-290F
Mercury is rocky and has and covered with craters
Mercury has no moons and no rings
Along with Venus, Earth, and Mars, Mercury is one of the rocky planets. It has a solid surface that is covered with craters. It has a thin atmosphere
It takes 88 days to go around the earth
Mercury is appropriately named for the swiftest of the ancient Roman gods. Mercury, the god of commerce, is the Roman counterpart to the ancient Greek god Hermes, the messenger of the gods.
2011: MESSENGER begins its orbital mission at Mercury, yielding a treasure trove of images, compositional data and scientific discoveries.1974-1975: Mariner 10 photographs roughly half of Mercury's surface in three flybys
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun but not the hottest Venus is.
A day on Mercury is not like a day here on Earth. For us, the sun rises and sets each and every day. Because Mercury has a slow spin and short year, it takes a long time for the sun to rise and set there. Mercury only has one sunrise every 180 Earth days!
Mercury is a little bigger then earths moon.
It has a thin atmosphere
as far as 70 million km (43 million miles) from the sun.

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