New Delhi: There are many planets in our solar system. The smallest of these planets Mercury has completed the transit of the sun. During this astronomical event, Mercury, seen as a small black dot on the sun’s aura, moved away from the sun’s disk due to the 5.5-hour gravitational force.
To see this astronomical event, scientists used the telescope and special glasses. The diameter of Mercury is about 1,406.74 km (874 mi) larger than the diameter of our Moon.
Such an incident occurs 13 times in a century
There are 8 planets in our solar system and all of them differ from each other in size and other things. Mercury, the smallest of these planets, has completed the transit of the sun. Scientists, science students, and people interested in science had to use special telescopes and glasses to see this astronomical phenomenon. This transit of Mercury occurs 13 times per century. The next transit of Mercury will now be on November 13, 2032. This usually does not happen until May or November.
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Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun.
Mercury is the smallest of the eight planets in the solar system. It is also the closest to the sun. Its rotation period is approximately 88 days. Seen from Earth, it can be seen revolving around its orbit in 116 days. This trick is considered to be the fastest among the planets. The crust of Mercury feels the strongest temperature fluctuation of all the planets.
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