Which planet is the smallest in size in the solar system?

Answer:

Among all the eight planets in the solar system, Mercury is the smallest planet. It is the closest planet to the Sun at a distance of about 36 million miles.

Features of Mercury

Listed below are the few features of Mercury

  • One day on Mercury takes 59 Earth days.
  • Mercury makes a complete orbit around the Sun (a year in Mercury time) in just 88 Earth days.
  • Mercury is a rocky planet, also known as a terrestrial planet.
  • Mercury’s thin atmosphere, or exosphere, is composed mostly of oxygen (O2), sodium (Na), hydrogen (H2), helium (He), and potassium (K).
  • Mercury has no moons.

Refer more

  1. What are the main properties of a planet?
  2. Name all the planets along with their moons
  3. Explain solar system in detail

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