Mercury is Heavily Dark due to Dust of Comets

March 31, 2015 12:47 AM

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A recent study explains why Mercury is Heavily darker than almost all the other stellar objects at solar system, including our moon. It turns out mercury is dark due to dust of comets that pass by near the Sun. About 4 years ago, Reasearchers said they have discovered the darkest planet ever. The planet with a not-so-catchy name TrES-2b is believed to be very darker than coal — but this celestial object located 750 light years from us is not like Earth. TrES-2b is more like a Jupiter with dark color, and some red strips on it.

A recent study explains why Mercury is Heavily darker than almost all the other stellar objects at solar system, including our moon. It turns out mercury is dark due to dust of comets that pass by near the Sun.

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