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  1. Mercury

  2. Mercury is: • the nearest planet to the Sun and thesmallest planet in our Solar system. • similar in appearance to the Moon it is heavily cratered, has no natural satellites and no substantial atmosphere. • the fastest planet in our Solar system because its orbit around the sun last only 88 days, but its rotation around axis is very slow.

  3. Something about Mercury Mercury is one of four terrestrial planets and is a rocky bodylike the Earth. Mercury's core has higher iron content than that of any other major planets in the Solar System.Surface temperatures rangefrom about −183 °C to 427 °C. Semi -major axis 57 909 100 km Orbital period 87.969 1 day Mean radius 4879,4 k Sidereal rotation period 58.646 day

  4. Questions for you: • Why is the Mercury massive planet? • How long the Mercury orbits around the Sun? • Which are the largest natural satellites in our solar system?

  5. It was made by: Juraj Dziak Roman Mikita The end