Learn about The Planet Mercury in this educational video from dizzo95.
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Male Speaker: In this the messenger of the god flies quickly and so close to the sun rinched in blooming light. The planet mercury guards its mysterious surface with its blinding glare. Once in while there appears a small black point traverse in the gigantic disc of the sun. Not one of the astronomers who track this planet expected to find anything more than a barren airless world, scorched by the sun's fully ray. Is it possible for any atmosphere at all to exist in mercury's fiery furnace and how does the size of the planet affect the existence of gases near its surface. When the first mariner photographs arrived, scientists almost made the full of the assumption that the spacecraft had taken photographs at the wrong address our own moon. What is the meaning of the huge fisheries on the surface of the planet? How the huge crater calorie was is formed? How is it possible that such a dry hard stony mask holds a magnetic field, a field even stronger than that at the larger planets Venus and Mars, and what does this fact reveal to us about mercury's inner structure? In fact, the small barren planet mercury never did much to arose our imagination when we were in search of hidden worlds, but like all the other planets, it is part of a greater whole that solar system whose mystery we seek to understand.
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