Mercury

  • Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun only 58 million km (36 million miles).
  • Temperature on Mercury varies more than any other planet.
  • Mercury is named for the Roman messenger to the gods.
  • Its orbital speed is 172,294 km (107,082 mile) per hour.
  • Mercury has a diameter of 4,879 km (3032 miles) making it the smallest planet.
  • A year on Mercury takes 88 Earth days.
  • A day on the surface of Mercury lasts 59 Earth days.
  • Your weight on Mercury would be 38% of your weight on Earth.
  • Temperature range 450 degrees to minus 170.
  • The surface of Mercury is very similar to our moon. It has a very barren, rocky surface covered with many craters.

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Sheffield England United Kingdom
November 26, 2020, 06:31
Mostly cloudy
3°C
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 98%
wind speed: 4 mph WSW
wind gusts: 7 mph
sunrise: 07:51
sunset: 15:55
Forecast November 26, 2020
day
Intermittent clouds
8°C
max. UV-Index: 1
night
Intermittent clouds
1°C
Forecast November 27, 2020
day
Mostly cloudy
4°C
max. UV-Index: 1
night
Intermittent clouds
2°C