Stats & Info

  • Location:

    Griffith Honda (0.3 miles or 0.5 km from Sun)

  • Diameter:

    1.1 inches (2.8 cm)

  • Facts:

    This small planet revolves around the Sun in 88 Earth days and rotates on its axis in 59 Earth days. Mercury has no atmosphere and is marked by meteorite craters. Its surface is extremely hot because of its proximity to the Sun.

  • Construction:

    Painted by Jeanie McGowan. Post constructed by Northern Maine Community College, Sonny Michaud and students. Base constructed by David Tardie and his students, Loring Job Corps, Cement Mason Program.


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