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Mercury. Nick Allison Mrs. Lower May 21,2012. Craters. Mercury has many craters Mercury has many ray craters Mercury has a crater wider than Texas. The Caloris Basin. Craters. Mercury also has secondary craters and shaded craters. Characteristics. Mercury has many characteristics

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Mercury

Mercury

Nick Allison

Mrs. Lower

May 21,2012


Craters

Craters

  • Mercury has many craters

  • Mercury has many ray craters

  • Mercury has a crater wider than Texas. The Caloris Basin.


Mercury

Craters

Mercury also has secondary craters and shaded craters


Characteristics

Characteristics

  • Mercury has many characteristics

  • Smallest planet in our solar system

  • Lots of craters

  • Lots of cliffs


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Characteristics

Mercury is very hot in the daytime.


Missions

Missions

  • Mariner 10 was the first to travel to Mercury

  • It flew by Mercury 3 times

  • The Messenger was sent to Mercury on August 4, 2004


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Missions

  • The Messenger landed on Mercury in 2011


Made up of

Made up of

  • Mercury has ice deep down in the craters

  • Mercury is very rocky because of its craters


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Made up of

Mercury has a very hard iron core


Fun facts

Fun Facts

  • On Earth it would be a 10 foot dunk, but on Mercury it would be a 26 foot dunk.


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Fun Facts

Mercury is 3,032 miles wide. Earth is 7,926 miles wide.


Questions

Questions?

  • Is there water in the craters of Mercury?

  • Will people ever visit Mercury?

  • Is it possible to land a spaceship on Mercury?


Mercury

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