“Planet Mercury ”
Medium: Acrylic, paper collage
Mercury, the first and smallest planet from the sun orbits the sun faster than any other planet. Mercury is also the first planet to be moonless and ringless within the solar system. This artwork measures 10x10 and is circular. Refer to the second image to see actual size within a room.
Planet Mercury orbits the sun faster than any other planet in the solar system. Orbiting the sun once every 88 days Mercury beats the orbiting days of Venus by 137 days. Due to the planet's impeccable orbiting speed, the Romans named our first planet after their Messenger God.