Mercury Experiences Seasonal Meteor Showers, Say NASA Scientists

Mercury – the smallest planet in our Solar System – appears to get hit by recurring meteor showers, possibly associated with Comet 2P/Encke. First discovered by French astronomer Pierre Méchain in 1786 and named after Johannes Encke who calculated its orbit in 1821, 2P/Encke is a periodic comet that completes an orbit of the Sun [...] —> Read More Here


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