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Mercury Questions and Answers (Q&A)

D. Ronald, Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
In the solar system, the Milky Way, Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. Since this planet is the closest, it is bizarre to hear that it rotates so slowly around the sun. It takes almost 88...Read More

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M. Krasinski, Content Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
It is hard to believe that a planet that is so close to the sun can be cold at times. However, it really has nothing to do with the temperatures necessarily. The temperatures do change and can...Read More

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D. Ronald, Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Each planet has different weather depending on its relation to the Sun as well as other factors. One factor is the atmosphere. There is no atmosphere on the planet Mercury. The temperatures on...Read More

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D. Ronald, Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
It is believed that certain planets move a little bit either out of alignment, so to speak. People blame the sun for this. They think that the Sun causes the planets to get sucked closer to it....Read More

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D. Ronald, Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. We learned this in kindergarten. However, it is considered to be an extreme planet. It is also a rocky planet. Very little exploration and information is...Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Mercury has a lot of similarities to Earth and to Earth’s moon. First, this planet has a core, mantle and crust just like Earth. However, Mercury’s core is much larger compared to the...Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Not a lot of information is really known about Mercury because it is a planet that is dangerous and extreme. A few probes have inspected and explored Mercury, but overall there is still not a lot...Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Mercury is a planet that we hear often simply because when naming the planets, it is the first planet we name because it is the closest planet to the sun. On planets in our solar system, we name...Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Mercury is known for being an extreme planet. Many people assume that the extreme part of the planet is due to its weather. In a sense it does. However, it is not because Mercury has a lot of...Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Mercury is known for having a lot of iron. This iron-rich planet probably has the most iron compared to all of the other planets in the system. Mercury has many similarities in its make-up...Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Mercury’s temperature varies which may seem unusual. It seems that a planet that is so close to the sun would have extremely hot temperatures all of the time. However, Mercury’s...Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Exploration of space is really in its infancy stages considering that man has only been in space since the mid-1900s. That may seem like a long time but not really. It is also very difficult for...Read More

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Bobby Rickets, Content Reviewer
Answered: Nov 22, 2018
Titan is known to be the second biggest moon in the solar system. The different planets have their own moons and this particular moon rotates around Saturn. Titan is known to be bigger than the...Read More

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D. Ronald, Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
For many people trying to land on Mercury would seem as probable as trying to land on the sun since it is so close to the sun. Mercury is also known for being an extreme planet so it...Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
A satellite is a manmade object that is put into orbit on purpose. There are natural satellites like the moon, but many people think of the artificial kind when coining the term satellite or...Read More

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