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planet mercury | age, color of mercury, which elements found, size of mercury, who found, why it is not hottest planet full overview

Mercury planet is the smallest planet in the solar system.It takes 88 days to orbit around the sun. It named after the roman deity mercury , they consider the messenger of god. The length of day in mercury is 58 days 15 hours 30 minute.the distance between sun and mercury is 57.91 million km. 

 AGE OF PLANET MERCURY :  First of all there is no oldest and youngest planet. planet mercury is exactly the same age as all of the planets. Approximately 4.6 billion year is the age of all planet but mercury is almost 4.503 year old. if you want to know about earth age then click here.

COLOUR OF MERCURY PLANET : Colour of mercury is dark gray, this colour comes from mercury's molten surface that cooled and hardened billion of year ago after the formation of the solar system. If you'll see the mercury from the space it will look like gray in colour.
Planet mercury in gray color with inside iron core.

ELEMENTS FOUND IN MERCURY : Mercury contain 42 percent of oxygen, 29 percent of sodium, 2 percent of hydrogen, 6 percent of helium, 0.5 percent of potassium, with possible trace amount of argon, carbon, water, dioxide, xenon, krypton neon, and nitro.

WHO FOUND THE MERCURY PLANET : It is not known exactly that who found the mercury first, but it was first observed by astronomers galileo galilei and thomas harriot throw telescope in the seventeenth century. Mercury is one of the five classical planets visible with naked eye and is named after the swift-fotted roman messenger god.

MERCURY MADE UP OF : Mercury is a rocky planet with a huge iron core which makes up a large part of its interior. The iron core of mercury is same in size as compare with the moon, which means the size of the moon is same as mercury's iron core size. The core takes up nearly 3/4 of the planet's diameters.  70% of the mercury is made up iron which makes mercury most iron-rich in the solar system.

SIZE OF MERCURY : The size of mercury mercury planet is 2,439.7 km, If we compare the `size of mercury to earth is, mercury's diameter is 3,030 miles (4878 km), comparable to the size of the continential united states. This makes it about two-fifth the size of earth.

MERCURY IN HINDI : Mercury in hindi is budh grah, which means budha is the root of the word 'budhvara' in the hindu calendar. The word wednesday in the greco-roman and other indo-europen calendar is also dedicated to planet mercury (''day of woden od oden'').

MERCURY IS NOT THE HOTTEST PLANET : Mercury is not the hottest planet. The hottest planet in the solar system is planet venus. the dark side of the mercury gets very cold because it has almost no atmosphere to to hold in heat and keep the surface warm. The temperature can drop down to minus 300 degree fahrenheit.

DISTANCE BETWEEN MERCURY AND EARTH : The distance between mercury and earth depands on where they are in orbit,the average of mercury in distance of 48 million miles (77 million km) from earth.

 FACT ABOUT THE MERCURY : Mercury has a molten core, in mercury 1 year will be for just 88 days long, The mercury is the secand densest planet in the solar system, Mercury is not the hottest planet in the solar system. If you want information about earth what is the revolutionary speed, tempreture etc. then click here.

IS THERE  LIFE ON MERCURY : Don't think so that life is exist on mercury, because the atmosphere on mercury  is almost non-existant. It doesn't protect the planet from the harsh radiation of the sun or space, nor does it trap heat and provide a breathable atmosphere.if you will go there then you will die in about 2 minute due to freezing an burning up.mercury is very dangerous , if mercury vapor is inhaled, it is easily absorbed by the body, where it first infact in lungs and from there into the blood and the brain.

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