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BC: PICTUERS BY NASA BY DIANA DURU

FC: MERCURY THE GREAT THE GREAT

1: Imagine your on the dark side of mercury.All of a sudden you fall into a huge steep hole.What would you think it was?And what would you do?

2: Mercury was named after a Roman god who had wings on his sandals Mercury is the closet planet to the sun.It is normaly.28 millon mies

3: Because one side of mercury is facing the sun and the other is facing darkness. tempertures can reach up to 872 degrees and 467 celsius on the sunny side. Mercury is called the rock planet because it is made of mostly rock and iron.

4: It would take a spaceship about six months to travel directly to mercury. Mercury travels around the sun faster than any other planet. Mercury is only slighter than our earths moon. The reason why mercury is filled with craters is because astroids keep hitting it.

5: One of BIGGEST craters on mercury is the Caloris Basin. The Caloris Basin crater is 810 miles (1,300 kilometers) wide. The caloris basin was formed when a masive astriod smashed into mercury. The crash also formed hills and mountains. The Caloris Basin is larger than texas

6: Even though their may never be life on mercury because you,ll freeze to death on one side. Or burn to death on the other.Be on the look out for new discoverys on mercury. Do you think ther could ever be life on mercury?

7: Works Cited 1.Dunn,Mary.Mercury.New York:Power Kids Press, 2008 2.Goss,Tim.Mercury.Chicago,Illinois:Heinemann Library,2003 3.Landau,Elaine.Mercury.New York:Schoolastic,2007 4.Nasa.26 March2008.Mercury 5.Rau,Dana.Mercury.Minneapolis:Compass Point Books,2002 6.Richardson,Adele.Mercury.Mankato,MN:Capstone Press,2005

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