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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(planet)

Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System. Its orbital period around the .... One distinctive feature of Mercury's surface is the presence of numerous .... The origin of the ice on Mercury is not yet known, but the two most likely .... whenever Mercury was best placed for observation, it was always nearly at ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_geological_features_on_Mercury

List of geological features on Mercury is an itemization of mountains, valleys, craters and other ... plains are called planitiae, and most are named after mythological names associated with Mercury; escarpments are called rupes and are named after the ships of famous explorers; long, narrow depressions are called fossae ...

www.reference.com/science/mercury-s-well-known-feature-efc0de2b68bdf7e

Mercury's most well-known feature is the Caloris Basin. This huge crater-like feature on Mercury's surface resulted from an ancient encounter with an asteroid.

www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/nasa-knows/what-is-planet-mercury-58.html

The planet Mercury was known by ancient people thousands of years ago. It has no ...... One of Jupiter's most famous features is the Great Red Spot. It is a giant ...

www.space.com/36-mercury-the-suns-closest-planetary-neighbor.html

Nov 30, 2016 ... Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system and is known for its ... a temperature swing of more than 1,100 degrees F (600 degree C), the ...

airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/exploring-the-planets/online/solar-system/mercury/surface.cfm

Learn about the surface features of Mercury. ... Craters on Mercury are named after famous artists, authors, and musicians.) Image courtesy of NASA/Johns ...

www.windows2universe.org/mercury/Interior_Surface/Surface/surf_feat.html

The surface of Mercury has numerous interesting features, including a variety of ... Several features are named after famous astonomers and observatories. ... It's interesting to note that one side of the planet seems to be more heavily cratered ...

space-facts.com/mercury

Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and due to its proximity it is not easily seen except ... Most Mercurian craters are named after famous writers and artists.

theplanets.org/mercury

For every 2 orbits of the Sun, which takes around 88 Earth days, Mercury completes three .... Most of the Mercurian craters are named after famous writers and artists. ... The third of the surface features tells us something of great interest as well.

www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/80/mercury

Element Mercury (Hg), Group 12, Atomic Number 80, d-block, Mass 200.592. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and ...