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  1. Mercury Caitlin Podratz

  2. Mercury Moons/Rings • No rings too close to the sun • No moons Atmosphere 95.32% Carbon Dioxide 2.7% Nitrogen 1.6% Aragon .13% Oxygen .07% Carbon Monoxide .03% Water Vapor .0013%

  3. Composition • 70% metals • 30% silicate materials • Just under the density of earth • Has large core and is mostly made of iron

  4. Planet Size and Interesting Information • Smallest of the inner 4 planets • Size-4,879 km at its equator (diameter) • Closest planet to the sun • 2nd smallest planet

  5. Unique Features • Wrinkly surface-like moon • Has craters • Heavy because of the iron core • Very hot in day and very cold at night • About 48 million miles from Earth • 58 days 15 hours earth days • Year is 88 days