The Solar System


The Sun
In a solar system the planets move around a star. Earth is a planet that moves around the Sun. There are eight planets in our solar system. In order of increasing distance from the sun these are:

  1. MERCURY
  2. VENUS
  3. EARTH
  4. MARS
  5. JUPITER
  6. SATURN
  7. URANUS
  8. NEPTUNE
  9. PLUTO
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