Astronomy Lesson 1-3

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Name the planets in order
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Why do we see color?Every color, except the one you can see, is absorbedsolar eclipsean eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon.Is it hot or cold on Mercury?both; during the day it is over 800 degrees F and at night it is almost -300 degrees F.What color would the sky appear to be from Mercury?blackWhy would Mercury's sky appear black?Because Mercury has no atmosphere. Atmosphere makes the sky have color.How long is a day (one rotation) on Mercury?59 Earth daysHow long is a year on Mercury (one revolution around the sun.)?88 Earth daysDoes Mercury orbit the sun in a circle or an oval?ovalTrue or False: Mercury is a terrestrial planettrue