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It's absolutely baffling that we've reached a level where we can not only study the geology of the Earth, but also that of other bodies in the solar system

It's absolutely baffling that we've reached a level where we can not only study the geology of the Earth, but also that of other bodies in the solar system

REAL - (Possibly Mislabeled) - Comet Lovejoy, formally designated C/2011 W3 (Lovejoy), is a long-period comet and Kreutz Sungrazer. It was discovered in November 2011 by Australian amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy. The comet's perihelion took it through the Sun's corona on 16 December 2011, after which it emerged intact and continued on its orbit to the outer Solar System.

REAL - (Possibly Mislabeled) - Comet Lovejoy, formally designated C/2011 W3 (Lovejoy), is a long-period comet and Kreutz Sungrazer. It was discovered in November 2011 by Australian amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy. The comet's perihelion took it through the Sun's corona on 16 December 2011, after which it emerged intact and continued on its orbit to the outer Solar System.

MERCURY: is the closest planet to the Sun and the eighth largest. Mercury is slightly smaller in diameter than the moons Ganymede and Titan but more than twice as massive.            orbit:    57,910,000 km (0.38 AU) from Sun          diameter: 4,880 km          mass:     3.30e23 kg       For extensive information on Mercury, go to this site.

MERCURY: is the closest planet to the Sun and the eighth largest. Mercury is slightly smaller in diameter than the moons Ganymede and Titan but more than twice as massive. orbit: 57,910,000 km (0.38 AU) from Sun diameter: 4,880 km mass: 3.30e23 kg For extensive information on Mercury, go to this site.

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