Mercury

By: Anna & Alyssa

Mass, Distance, and Density of Mecury

The Distsance between Mecury and the sun is 35,980,000 miles. Mecurys distance from the Earth is 77 milion Kiliometers. The mass of Mecury is 3.3022 x 1023.  The Density is 5.43 g/cm3.

The Tempature and Gravity of Mercury

The tempature of Mercury is -184*c to -427*c (-300*c- 800*)  The Gravity of mercury is 38% of Earth's gravity.

The Days, Rotation, and Revolution On Mercury

1 day on Mercury is 85 days and 15 hours on Earth. The revoultion on Mercury is 88 Earth Days.

Mercuy's Atmosphere and Composition

Oxygen: 42%    Sodium: 29%    Hydrogen: 22%    Helium: 6%     Potassium: 5%. The composition of Mercury is sodium and chlorine.

5 Interesting Facts

  • Mercury is the second smallest planet in the solar system.If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you would only weigh 37 pounds on Mercury.The surface of Mercury is heavily cratered , looking much like our moon.The sun appears 2 and a half times larger in Mercury's sky compared to the Earth's.As a result of the planet&aposes slow rotation on its axis and rapid movement around the sun, a day on Mercury—that is, the interval between one sunrise and the next—lasts about 180 Earth days.