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 planet in the Solar System and the one closest to the Sun,
with an orbital period of about 88 Earth days, which is much faster than any ...
Mercury is the smallest of the eight planets and is closest to the sun.
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's eccentric orbit takes the small planet as close as 47 million km (29
million miles) and as far as 70 million km (43 million miles) from the sun. If one ...
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 ...
Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and the eighth largest. Mercury is slightly
smaller in diameter than the moons Ganymede and Titan but more than twice ...
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 ...
Nov 4, 2014 ... Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system and is known for its short years,
long days, extreme temperatures and weird sunsets.