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Greek Mythology: The god Mercury was a messenger to the other gods and was also the god of commerce, travel, eloquence, shrewdness, thievery and swiftness.

Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun, is also the smallest of the planets. It revolves around the Sun in about 88 days at a distance of 58.3 million kilometers (36.2 million miles)

Mercury has a diameter of approximately 2,414 kilometers (1,500 miles).

The word Mercury is derived from the Middle English; Mercurie, also from Latin; Mercurius.


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