What Is Mercury Atmosphere Made of?


Mercury looks like a hot rock ball. It has a very thin atmosphere made out of sodium, oxygen, helium, potassium and hydrogen. The atmosphere is so thin that it cannot evenly distribute the heat so there is no constant temperature on Mercury at any given time.
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The atmosphere of Mercury consists of small amounts of helium, hydrogen, oxygen and sodium. It is very thin.
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