Tour of Terrestrial Planets!

From Mercury, to Venus, and onto Mars

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Mercury

Mercury sits at the uncomfortably close position of 35,980,000 miles from the sun. A single day on Mercury lasts 58 Days, 15 Hours, and 30 Minutes! Whereas a year on Mercury lasts 88 days. The atmosphere contains portions of hydrogen, helium, oxygen, sodium, calcium, and potassium. The surface of Mercury features scenic ridges, plains, craters, and volcanoes! Mercury was named after the ancient Roman god of commerce and communication.

Venus

Venus sits at the slightly more comfortable position of 67,240,000 miles from the sun. A single day on Venus lasts a whopping 116 Days and 18 Hours! Whereas a year on Venus lasts 224.7 days. The atmosphere consists almost entirely of carbon dioxide! The surface of Venus features sedimentary land forms, craters, volcanoes, and plains! Venus was named after the ancient Roman god of beauty and seduction.

Mars

Mars sits at the distant position of 140,000,000 miles from the sun. A single day on Venus lasts slightly longer than Earth, 24 Hours and 39 minutes. A year on Mars can last you a whopping 657 days! The atmosphere consists almost entirely of carbon dioxide! The surface of Mars features glaciers, sand dunes, craters, ancient rivers, and dark slope streaks! Mars was named after the ancient Roman god of war.

Have a nice flight!