Planets - 2747 Words
There are 8 planets in our solar system; these are divided into two types, large gas giants (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune) and smaller rocky terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars). The order from closest to the Sun outwards is; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and finally Neptune. Until 2006 Pluto was also classed as a planet, however it is now classified as a dwarf planet (meeting the first two...
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