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MERCURY. 10 Interesting facts about Mercury!!!. Even though it is the closest planet to the sun it is still not the hottest planet because the temperature is uneven The side of Mercury which is not facing the sun is extremely cold and the other side facing the sun is extremely hot

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Mercury

MERCURY


10 interesting facts about mercury

10 Interesting facts about Mercury!!!

  • Even though it is the closest planet to the sun it is still not the hottest planet because the temperature is uneven

  • The side of Mercury which is not facing the sun is extremely cold and the other side facing the sun is extremely hot

  • Mercury is the first planet of the solar system

  • Mercury is a part of a group of planets called the Rock Midgets


10 interesting facts pt 2

10 interesting facts pt.2

  • It takes 88 days for Mercury to fully orbit the sunones

  • The distance between Mercury and the sun is 57,900,000 km away from each other

  • For Mercury it takes it 59 days just for it to do 1 rotation

  • From Earth, Mercury looks just like an ordinary star just like all the other planets

  • Mercury has no life form on it and no atmosphere also!

  • Many astroids and meteorites hit Mercury all the time


What is mercury made up of

What is Mercury made up of?

  • Mercury is mostly made up with mountains and craters

  • It has water ice left over from the crashing meteors and comets

  • 70% of Mercury is made up of iron

  • The air on Mercury is packed with Carbon-Dioxide

  • The atmosphere is too thin on Mercury for it to carry heat to the other side or the other


How old is mercury

How old is Mercury?

  • Mercury is about 4.95 billions years old, it is similar to Earth

  • Mercury is one of the oldest planet in our solar system because it orbits the sun in such a little time

  • Mercury takes 88 days to orbit the sun while Earth takes 365

  • Mercury takes about 4 months(Earth time) to orbit the sun


How much does mercury weigh

How much does Mercury Weigh

  • Mercury has no weight

  • But Scientist has estimated that is could probably weighs about 3.3x10.23 kilograms


The size of mercury

The size of Mercury

  • Mercurys diameter is 4879 kilometres while Earth’s diameter is 12,756 kilometres

  • Mercury is just a bit larger than Earth’s moon

  • Mercury is now the smallest planet because Pluto is no longer an ordinary planet

  • Mercury’s diameter is 1404 kilometre more than the Moon’s diameter

  • Mercury may have fooled many people into thinking that it was the moon but they could tell that it wasn’t because it is a bit bigger than the moon and its an orangey colour


Made and produced by john steven

Made and produced by John & Steven


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