What Planet Is Closest to the Sun?

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The closest planet to the sun is Mercury. It is the innermost planet in our solar system and has a diameter of 3030 miles. German scientist Johannes Hevelius (1611 - 1687) was among the first to observe a Mercurial transit and discovered the Mercurial phases.
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Mercury Mercury is the planet closest to the Sun, at an average distance from the Sun of about 58 million kilometers. By comparison, Earth is about 150 million kilometers from the
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As the closest planet to the sun, Mercury has a surface temperature that can reach 840 degrees Fahrenheit. The planet doesn't have an atmosphere to trap heat, so the nighttime temperature
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Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. It's daytime temperatures can soar to 700 K at the equator!
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Mercury is the closest planet to the sun in the solar system.To complete an orbit , it takes 88 days.It is also the fastest- moving planet compared to the other planets.
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.It has a diameter of 3030 miles.
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun in the solar system. In order of their distances from the Sun, the eight planets are Mercuy, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune (nearest to farest)
Mercury is the planet that is closest to the sun. Since it's so close to the sun, it's a whopping 870 degrees Fahrenheit, or 465 degrees Celsius there.
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