How many moons does planet Mercury have?

Answer Mercury is too close to the sun to have a moon. The sun's gravity is so strong that a moon would be pulled from its orbit.SourceNine Planets

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What planet has 10 rings&15 moons?

Many people think Saturn is the only planet with rings. According to Voyager 2 data, Uranus has 11 rings and 15 moons. According to historical records, William Herschel discovered Uranus in 1781 wi... Read More »

What are the names of the satellites&moons revolving around the planet Neptune?

The planet Neptune has 13 known moons: Triton, Nereid, Naiad, Thalassa, Despina, Galatea, Larissa, Proteus, Halimede, Psamathe, Sao, Laomedeia and Neso. Triton is by far the largest of Neptune's sa... Read More »

Is Mercury a gas planet or a rocky planet?

Mercury is a solid planet. Its surface features include craters, cliffs and plains that are similar to those found on the moon. Like Earth, the planet has an iron core and a mantle layer beneath it... Read More »

Why was the planet Mercury named Mercury?

In Roman mythology, Mercury was the god of commerce and travel; his Greek counterpart was Hermes, messenger of the gods. The planet Mercury was probably named after the god because of its quick pas... Read More »