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Because Mercury is so close to
the Sun, its surface is very hot. The surface temperature
can reach 770 degrees Fahrenheit. Mercury has no
atmosphere, or air, and does not support life.
The surface of Mercury is covered with craters, and
looks much like the Earth's moon.