General Knowledge About Planet Mercury


• Its distance from Sun is 58 million kms.
• Its revolution period is 88 days.
• Its rotation period is 58 days, 15 hours and 30 minutes.
• It has no moon.
• It is the nearest planet to the sun.
• It is also the smallest planet of the solar system.
• It is the fastest planet.
• Its radius is 2,433 kms and diameter is 4,878 kms.
• It is covered with holes called Craters.
• It has no atmosphere.
• The temperature on mercury vary between 420 0C (7900F) in the day and -180 0C (-2900F) at nights.


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