What is Mercury and where it is located in the Solar System?

Mercury is a planet in our Solar System, which is the smallest and nearest to the sun.  Mercury goes around the sun fastest of all the planets. Like other planets, Mercury has no moons.

Mercury was named after Roman God messenger. Romans believed that Gods were in charge of everything that happened on earth and their messengers name was Mercury. The Roman messenger mercury had horns in his helmet and had shoes and could travel anywhere at a very fast speed. The planet Mercury also goes around the sun faster than any other planet of the Solar System. According to Indian astrology, Mercury is known as Buddha and governs education, intelligence, speech, self-confidence etc. Continue reading “What is Mercury and where it is located in the Solar System?”