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Compared to Earths Moon, the planet Mercury is a. smaller. b. larger. c. the same size

Investigating Astronomy: A Conceptual View of the Universe | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781429210638 | Authors: Timothy F. Slater, Roger Freedman ISBN: 9781429210638 427

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Compared to Earths Moon, the planet Mercury is a. smaller. b. larger. c. the same size. d. colder.

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Textbook: Investigating Astronomy: A Conceptual View of the Universe
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Author: Timothy F. Slater, Roger Freedman
ISBN: 9781429210638

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