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The planet that is not cold but make you role

Facts About Mercury

Mercury is the smallest and closest to the Sun of the eight planets in the Solar System with an orbital period of about 88 Earth days. Seen from Earth, it appears to move around it's orbit in about 116 days, which is much faster than any other planet in the Solar System. It has no known Natural Satellite. The planet is named after the Roman deity Mercury the messenger to the gods.
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Mercury is a wonderfol place

Mercury's elliptical orbit takes the small planet as close as 29 million miles (47 million kilometers) and as far as 43 million miles (70 million kilometers) from the sun. If one could stand on the scorching surface of Mercury when it is at its closest point to the sun, the sun would appear almost three times as large as it does when viewed from Earth.

Temperatures on Mercury's surface can reach 800 degrees Fahrenheit (430 degrees Celsius). Because the planet has no atmosphere to retain that heat, nighttime temperatures on the surface can drop to -280 degrees Fahrenheit (-170 degrees Celsius).

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About mercury

Mercury is the second smallest planet in the solar system, larger only than previously measured planets, such as Pluto. Mercury is the second densest planet after Earth, with a large iron core having a radius of 1,100 to 1,200 miles (1,800 to 1,900 kilometers), about 75 percent of the planet's radius. Mercury's outer shell, comparable to Earth's outer shell (called the mantle), is only 300 to 400 miles (500 to 600 kilometers) thick. Mercury's magnetic field is thought to be a miniature version of Earth's, but scientists are uncertain of the strength of the field.
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fun facts

Mercury is small and mercury is hot.
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