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Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System and the closest one to the Sun. It is also the fastest planet to orbit the Sun, as the year only lasts for 88 days.

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Mercury has a rocky surface, covered with craters like the Moon. It also has a similar size. Because of its small mass, its gravity is also weaker, thus it has no rings or moons like other planets. Due to its closeness to the Sun, the surface is under a huge amount of solar radiation and high temperatures. Because of it, it is very unlikely to find a trace of life there. Even though it is a small planet and its rise time is close to the Sun one, it was already known during the Sumerian times, by the earliest known civilization. It was named after one of the Roman gods, Mercury, an equivalent to the Greek god, Hermes, the god of swiftly moving between the gods with messages, like this planet moves quickly and almost unnoticeably in the sky. 


from Latin Mercurius

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Mercury in astrology is associated with green colour. 

The Mahadasha of Mercury is called the budh Mahadasha.

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