Excited for today's eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event. The Curiosity team will be viewing the eclipse alongside NASA in Carbondale, Illinois. Follow us on Facebook for live videos, trivia, and interviews today!
Mercury Has Ice That Won't Melt
Share the knowledge!
Key Facts In This Video
Mercury orbits the sun at an average distance of about 58 million km, roughly one-third of the distance from the Earth to the sun. 01:21
A "year" on Mercury lasts about 88 Earth days, while a "day" lasts about 59 Earth days. 03:15
The craters on Mercury are named after artists. 06:43