How many moons does Mercury have?

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Mercury does not have any moons. While moons have been observed on most other planets in the solar system, none has been found orbiting Mercury.

It is believed that if a moon ever did orbit Mercury, that it drifted away or was destroyed or removed by another object. Other planets in the solar system have moons; for example, Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos, which are asteroids that were captured under the planet's gravitational force. In the early 1970s, there was a brief period of radiation coming from Mercury that suggested a moon was present, but the radiation quickly vanished.

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Most of the craters formed in the early years of the solar system, around 4.5 billion years ago, when meteors bombarded all the planets and their moons. You can still see the craters
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Because it doesn't. That's just the way it worked out. Mercury has no natural satellites that we know of. Alternatively, Jupiter has at least 62 known moons. It is not for any reason
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There is no name for Mercury's moon for there is no such moon. Any more questions?
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You probably want to compare the gravity on the moon and on the three planets. Let's assume that you do. Call the gravity of the earth g and let's compare. Moon - 0.1654 g Mercury
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