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The Solar System

The solar system consists of the sun, eight planets (some of which have moons), the asteroids and planetoids.

A model showing the sun and planets to scale

The planets, in order from the Sun are:
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

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Model image by Lsmpascal - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, ( - cropped and resized
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