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 swift-footed messenger god Mercury.
Size of the planet compared to earth
Mercury has a diameter of 3,032 miles (4,879 km) making it a little more than one third the size of Earth.
How long does it take to orbit around the sun
It take 88 days to orbit the sun
How long does it take to rotate on its axis
It takes 1407.5 to or it on it's axis
Mercurys hottest and coldest temperature
Mercurys hottest is 801 F.
Coldest temperature was negitive 180
There is no moons found
Best hubble space telescobe image mercury
Why do you like this planet or why did you choose this planet
I chose this planet because it is very mysterious because we cant explore there because it is either too hot or cold and i like this planet because like the colors on it is pretty cool
NASA said they are not going to explore it because it is too hot
How many spacecrafts visited
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