Astronimate’s Two Minute Solar System – Episode 01: Mercury

Mercury is our solar system’s smallest planet, now that Pluto is officially demoted to dwarf planet. Plus, tucked away, hidden by the Sun’s nearby light, it’s easy to forget the little guy!

Nevertheless, it’s host some of the most hostile environments, and hides some of the solar system’s most fascinating secrets! Surprisingly, you’ll learn that even a mere 36 million miles from the Sun, Mercury is not the hottest planet. However, it does hold several shocking records of its own!

Learn all about this world’s temperatures, history, atmosphere, layers and more in episode 01 of Astronimate’s Two Minute Solar System!

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Explore the solar system’s other planets now:

Two Minute Mercury
Two Minute Venus
Two Minute Earth