Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun
During the day Mercury is hot (up to 427
over four times hotter than boiling water!), butat night it is freezing cold. This is because
there is no atmosphere to keep the Sun’s heat
near to the planet.
Mercury is a rocky planet with a large metalcore made of
iron and nickel
There is no water on Mercury and it iscovered in craters.
It takes Mercury 88 Earth days to orbit theSun.
Mercury is 57.9 million km from the Sun.