Top 10 Curious Facts about Mercury

Our solar system is home with 8 amazing planets. There are small, rocky, big and gassy planets. Some are so hot that metals would melt on the surface, and some are freezing cold. Every planet has its unique features and mysteries, that are really fascinating. Mercury is one of four terrestrial planets in the Solar System, and is a rocky body like Earth. In this article we will introduce 10 curious facts about Mercury that will arouse your interest.

According to the Mercury Messenger spacecraft the green rock is from the Mercury

The meteorite scientist Anthony Irving think, that the green rock, which had been found in Marocco last year, may be the first visitor from the innermost planet of our solar system. According to the study the rock, which name is NWA 7325, came from the Mercury. NWA 7325 is a group of 35 meteorite samples. The age of those meteorites is near to 4.56 billion years. The scientist thought that the impact was shot out the NWA 7325 from Mercury to Earth. The scientist Irving is has been studying meteorites for many years, but the NWA 7325 meteorite is unlike any meteorite which had been found before. The Mars meteorites are imbued with Martian atmosphere, which makes them simple in difference to the other rocks. Containing rocks of Vesta, as well as chemically, and the meteorite NWA 7325 different from any of space rock watched the scientists of today. It is the first meteorite from all meteorites, which the scientists observed, which has low intensity. The magnetism passed from a cosmic magnetic field into a rock. So the scientists think that the rock formed as “scum” on the top of the magma. .The geological and chemical composition of the Mercury is familiar to the scientists, and they think, that the surface of Mercury is low in iron. The meteorite is also low in iron. This fact allows the scientists to suggest the version, that the parent body of meteorite is Mercury.

Rare Transit of Venus

The transit of Venus across the sun is one of the rarest celestial sights visible from Earth, one that wowed scientists and amateur observers around the world Tuesday (June 5). The event, arguably the most anticipated skywatching display of the year, marked the last time Venus will cross the sun (as seen from Earth) for 105 years. Venus transits occur when Venus reaches a point in its orbit that brings the planet directly between the Earth and the sun.

Alien Solar Systems Unlikely Homes for Earth-Like Planets

As said alien solar systems that are home to so-called Hot Jupiters are unlikely homes for Earth-like planets. Hot Jupiters get their name from the fact that they are approximately Jupiter’s size, but extraordinarily near their stars, at about a tenth of the distance from Mercury to our sun. These roaster planets are among the alien worlds that astronomers have discovered most often since their size and proximity to their parent stars mean they exert large gravitational tugs on their hosts that scientists can readily spot.

Massive Alien Planet May Have Been Ripped into Earth Size Chunks

According to scientists massive alien planet that may have been ripped into Earth-size chunks by its dying parent star is offering a unique glimpse into the evolution of other worlds and their stars. The planet’s two remaining pieces, which researchers tentatively identified as planet-size objects just slightly smaller than Earth, were possibly created when their parent body spiraled inward too close to the bloated red giant star KIC 05807616.

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