Which planet has the widest temperature range of any planet in our solar system?
#116606. Asked by armindasantana. (Aug 08 10 3:15 PM)
Mercury is next to the sun so the surface heats up to 427 °C on the side facing the sun. As any atmosphere that might trap heat has long since boiled off the planet and planetary rock being a great insulator, the temperature drops to −183 °C on the side away from the Sun. http://www.bbc.co.uk/solarsystem/sun_and_planets/mercury_(planet)
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