TITLE

Planets of the Solar System: Mercury

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2001, p587
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of the planet Mercury. Distance from the Sun; Rotation; Surface temperature; Size; Exploration made of Mercury by the Mariner 10 which passed the planet three times in 1974 and 1975; Discovery made in 1992 regarding the possible existence of water ice at Mercury's poles.
ACCESSION #
4003483

 

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