Planet Mercury

Mercury (planet) Mercury is the smallest and innermost Planet in the Solar System. Its orbit around the Sun takes 87.97 days, the shortest of all the planets in the Solar System. It is named after the Roman deity Mercury, the messenger of the gods. Like venus, Mercury orbits the Sun within Earth’s Orbit as an inferior planet, and its apparent distance from the Sun as viewed from Earth […]

What is Asteroids.

Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the sun. Although asteroids orbit the sun like planets, they are much smaller than planets. There are lots of asteroids in our solar system. Most of them live in the main asteroid belt—a region between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Asteroids hang out in other places, too. For […]