Mercury planet facts

Check out our 10 Facts About Mercury #Infographic!  http://astronomyisawesome.com/infographics/10-facts-about-mercury/  With #Mercury being the closest planet to the Sun, it’s very difficult to send spacecraft there to visit it, gather information and relay that back to us here on Earth. Nonetheless, we compiled all we know into this awesome infographic!

Check out our 10 Facts About Mercury #Infographic! http://astronomyisawesome.com/infographics/10-facts-about-mercury/ With #Mercury being the closest planet to the Sun, it’s very difficult to send spacecraft there to visit it, gather information and relay that back to us here on Earth. Nonetheless, we compiled all we know into this awesome infographic!

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Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and has a thin atmosphere, no air pressure and an extremely high temperature.

Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and has a thin atmosphere, no air pressure and an extremely high temperature.

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If I lived on Mercury, just might get everything accomplished on my daily list!

If I lived on Mercury, just might get everything accomplished on my daily list!

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Mercury: The images were created using a mosaic of pictures from Nasa's messenger spacecraft, which were then combined to create a video 'flyby' of the planet. 2013

Mercury: The images were created using a mosaic of pictures from Nasa's messenger spacecraft, which were then combined to create a video 'flyby' of the planet. 2013

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The 9 Planets Of The Solar System And Their Characteristics ... planetorder └▶ └▶ http://www.pouted.com/?p=24880

The 9 Planets Of The Solar System And Their Characteristics ... planetorder └▶ └▶ http://www.pouted.com/?p=24880

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Water Ice on Mercury: Water ice deposits found in frozen craters on planet Mercury are explained in this #infographic

Water Ice on Mercury: Water ice deposits found in frozen craters on planet Mercury are explained in this #infographic

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When the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft flew by Saturn in 1980 and 1981, they were able to pay only fleeting attention to Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system (larger even than the planet Mercury) and the only solar system moon with an appreciable atmosphere. These images are from subsequent Titan flybys in 2005 and 2006. - Image credit: NASA / JPL / University of Arizona

When the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft flew by Saturn in 1980 and 1981, they were able to pay only fleeting attention to Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system (larger even than the planet Mercury) and the only solar system moon with an appreciable atmosphere. These images are from subsequent Titan flybys in 2005 and 2006. - Image credit: NASA / JPL / University of Arizona

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