Knowledge about Mercury Planet

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The surface of Mercury is very similar to our moon. It has a very barren, rocky surface covered with many craters.

  • Being so close to the Sun, the daytime temperature on Mercury is scorching – reaching over 400 Degrees Celsius.
  • At night however, without an atmosphere to hold the heat in, the temperatures plummet, dropping to -180 Degrees Celsius.
  • Mercury has a very low surface gravity.
  • Mercury has no atmosphere which means there is no wind or weather to speak of.
  • There is also no water on the surface of Mercury, it is possible however that there could be water underneath the surface.
  • Likewise, there is no air on the surface but it could be trapped underneath.
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