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
July 11, 2020, 08:26
Mostly sunny
12°C
current pressure: 1030 mb
humidity: 74%
wind speed: 7 mph WNW
wind gusts: 13 mph
sunrise: 04:52
sunset: 21:30
Forecast July 11, 2020
day
Intermittent clouds
18°C
max. UV-Index: 5
night
Mostly clear
8°C
Forecast July 12, 2020
day
Partly sunny
21°C
max. UV-Index: 4
night
Intermittent clouds
10°C