Most of the surface of the planet Mercury is gray or dark gray in color. The surface is, however, broken up by small and large craters and several areas of lighter...
The first planet from the Sun in the Earth's
Evidence suggests that Mercury has been known since at least the time of the Sumerians in the third millennium BC.
Mercury is the smallest and closest to the Sun of the eight planets in the Solar
System, with an orbital period of about 88 Earth days. Seen from Earth, it appears
Mercury is a planet in our solar system. It is the smallest of the eight planets. It is
also the closest to the sun. Mercury goes around the sun the fastest of all the ...
Named after the Roman god of commerce, travel and thievery, Mercury
is the closest planet
to the sun and the eighth largest. Mercury
also has a very eccentric orbit; at perihelion, it is only 46 million km from the sun, but at aphelion, it is 70 million. Its density i... More »
Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and due to its proximity it is not easily
seen except during twilight. For every two orbits of the Sun, Mercury completes ...
Apr 29, 2015 ... We have just entered a very favorable period for observing the so-called "elusive"
planet Mercury. From now, until about May 13, you should be ...
Nov 4, 2014 ... Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. As such, it circles the sun faster than all
the other planets, which is why Romans named it after the ...
Aug 6, 2015 ... Mercury is the closest planet to our sun, the smallest of the eight planets, and one
of the most extreme worlds in our solar systems. Named after ...
Mercury Facts. Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and is also the smallest of
the eight planets in our solar system. For every 2 orbits of the Sun, which takes ...