The "Sunny" Planet

Why would someone want to live on Mercury?

  • It is a very sunny planet, being the closet to that sun.
  • You weigh a lot less on Mercury then on Earth.
  • The temperature change is so drastic from -173 degrees to 427 degrees so you could be cooled off and warmed up all in one day!

Distance from the sun

  • 35.98 million miles


  • 4879 km

Length of day

  • 58 days, 15 hours, 30 min

Length of year

  • 88 days

Number of moons

  • None

Number of rings

  • None
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