List of planets
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- Mercury – The planet with the second highest temperature in the Solar System and the closest planet to the Sun.
- Venus – The warmest planet.
- Earth – The only planet in the solar system that is known to have life. It has one natural satellite, the Moon.
- Mars – Sometimes called the "red planet" and "the brother of Earth". Mars is the closest planet to the Earth.
- Jupiter – The largest planet in the Solar System.
- Saturn – Sixth planet from the Sun. It has giant rings around it.
- Uranus – Sometimes called the "sideways planet".[source?]
- Neptune – The farthest planet from the Sun.
Dwarf planets [change]
- Ceres is the largest object in the Solar System's main asteroid belt.
- Haumea is shaped like an egg.
- Makemake crosses paths with Eris.
- Eris follows the most elliptical path of any planet or dwarf planet.
- Pluto considered a planet until August 24, 2006, when the International Astronomical Union (IAU) defined conditions for planets that Pluto did not meet.
☾ = moon(s) ∅ = rings
|Mercury||Venus||Earth ☾||Mars ☾|
|Jupiter ☾ ∅||Saturn ☾ ∅||Uranus ☾ ∅||Neptune ☾ ∅|
|Dwarf planets||Ceres||Pluto ☾||Haumea ☾||Makemake|
|Groups and families: Vulcanoids · Near-Earth asteroids · Asteroid belt
Jupiter Trojans · Centaurs · Neptune Trojans · Asteroid moons · Meteoroids · Pallas · Juno · Vesta · Hygiea · Interamnia · Europa
|See also the list of asteroids.|
|Kuiper belt – Plutinos: Orcus · Ixion – Cubewanos: Varuna ·
Quaoar · Huya
|Scattered disc: Sedna|
|Comets||Periodic comets and non-periodic comets
Damocloids · Oort cloud
|See also the list of solar system objects|