Mercury

Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system, It is a rocky planet with a pitted surface, like the moon.

English: Mercury is approximately 0.3871 astro...

Mercury is approximately 0.3871 astronomical units (AU) compared to the Earth out from the Sun, and it takes It takes 88 days to complete an orbit, thus the animated gif shows it revolving the Sun approximately 4.14 times (yellow trail) compared to Earth’s 365 days(blue trail) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Terrestrial planet size comparisons edit

Terrestrial planet size comparisons edit (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Mariner 10 photomosaic of Caloris Bas...

English: Mariner 10 photomosaic of Caloris Basin on Mercury, with labels (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For comprehensive information about Mercury, see: http://nineplanets.org/mercury.html

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