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  • Planets are opaque bodies , which continuously revoice around and are lighted by the Sun.
  • There are eight planets in the solar system.
  • The Sequence of Planets according to their size (in descending order) is Jupiter , Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars and Mercury.
  • The sequence of planets according ti their distance from the sun is Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.

Classification of Planets

  1. Inner Planets Include Mercury, Venus, Earth & Mars.
  2. Outer Planets Include Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

Inner Planet :—–¬†¬†

They are called as Terrestrial or Rock planets. They are nearer to the Sun. They have very few natural satellites (or moons) or no satellites. They have a core of molten metals. They move faster and have a shorter period of revolution.

Outer Planet :—–

They are called as Jovian or Gaseous planets. They are far away from the sun. They have a large number of natural satellites (or moons). They have ring system around the sun. They move rather slowly and have a longer period of revolution.

 Specifics of The Planets

  1. Biggest planet :—– ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Jupiter.
  2. Biggest Satellite :—–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Gannymede.
  3. Blue Planet :—–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Earth.
  4. Green Planet :—– ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Uranus.
  5. Brightest Planet :—–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Venus.
  6. Brightest star outside Solar System :—– ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Sirius (Dog Star).
  7. Closest Star of Solar System :—–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Proxima Centauri.
  8. Coldest Planet :—— ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Neptune.
  9. Evening Star :—–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Venus.
  10. Fastest revolution in Solar System :—–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Mercury.
  11. Hottest Planet :——¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Venus.
  12. Densest Planet :——¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Earth.
  13. Fastest rotation in solar system :——¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Jupiter.
  14. Morning Star :—–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Venus.
  15. Nearest Planet to Earth :——¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Venus.
  16. Nearest Planet to sun :—— ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Mercury.
  17. Red Planet :—— ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Mars.
  18. Slowest revolution in solar System :——¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†Neptune.
  19. Slowest rotation in Solar System :——¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Venus.
  20. Smallest Planet :—— ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Mercury.
  21. Smallest Satellite :——¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Deimos.
  22. Earth‚Äôs¬† twin :—– ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Venus.
  23. Only satellite with an atmosphere like Earth :—— ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Titan.
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