Asked in Planet Mercury, Science Experiments
Is Mercury a gassy planet?
Mercury is a rock planet; it is solid. Any planet to the left of the asteroid belt (Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars) are rock planets, or terrestrial planets, while any planet to the right of the asteroid belt are gaseous (Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus). ...
Asked in Planet Mercury
Is mercury mostly made mostly made of gass or rock?
Mercury is a rocky planet.
Asked in Planetary Science
Why does Mercury not burn since it's the closest planet to the sun?
Mercury is made of rock. Rock does not burn. Also, Mercury has no atmosphere. On Earth, the oxygen in our atmosphere is important in burning processes. ...