The planet Mercury, as well as the element, got its name from the god in Roman mythology named Mercury. He was the messenger god, and he was the one with winged sandals.
The planet Mercury was named after the Greek god Hermes. Mercury is his Roman name. A Latin god - the messenger (i.e. the swift one).
The planet Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. It shares its name with a metallic element, one of the only two elements that are liquid at room temperature.
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun
The planet Mercury moves rapidly across the sky. The Greek God Mercury moved rapidly because he was the messenger of the Gods. The one suggested the other so the planet was given the name of the Greek God.
mercury is the smallest planet now because Pluto's status was changed from planet to dwarf planet, making mercury the smallest planet.
No one knows the name or tribe of the person who first recognized either the planet Mercury or the element mercury.Mercury as planet:The motions of the planet Mercury were recorded by several ancient civilizations, and our current name for it comes from the Roman god. It is not known who first charted Mercury, but it was no later than the 14th century BC, when an unknown Assyrian astronomer labeled the planet. Mercury as element:Mercury is found in Egyptian tombs that date from 1500 BC.
Pluto isn't a planet anymore so its mercury
Mercury is one of the rocky planets.
There is only one planet 'closest' to the sun. To the best of current knowledge, it is the planet Mercury.
john William has explored the planet mercury... but no one has been sent out to this planet
Mercury has a neighbouring planet on only one side and that planet is Venus.
Only one planet mercury so I guess that makes it rare
Mercury was named for the Roman god of the same name. The planet is the fastest one that moves around the sun in this solar system.
The direct answer to the question is: No.Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, but Venus is the one with thehighest surface temperature, and Neptune is the one with the lowest.
Neptune is a gas planet, but mercury is not. Mercury is a rocky inner planet, one of the four terrestrial planets.
There is one planet between Venus and the Sun, its name is Mercury.
Mercury is an inner planet because it is the closest one to the sun. Inner planets: Mercury Venus Earth Mars
Mercury is a terrestrial planet, that is to say there is a land surface, as opposed to one of the gas giants such as Jupiter. It is also an inner planet.
It takes the planet Mercury the equivalent of 59 Earth days to make one revolution on its axis. Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun.
Both Jupiter and Saturn are gas giants and outer planets while Mercury is a small rocky planet and an inner planet.Mercury is the odd one out.
Mercury is one of the planets in our Solar System.Mercury is HotThe Mercury was the smallest planet
Mercury, along with venus, are the only planets in our solar system that does not have moons.
Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and has one planet[venus] between us[Earth] and Mercury.