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Sunrise on Mercury; innermost planet; terrestrial planet; telluric planet; rocky planet - Space Art Illustration

Sunrise on Mercury

With the appearance of the Sun the temperature of the ground rises from a overnight low of minus 300 F to over 700 F in a matter of minutes. On Mercury the Sun would appear three times larger and considerably brighter and whiter in Mercury's airless sky.


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