How many planets in the solar system? From Mercury to Pluto and small planets like Ceres, we count the planets one by one and explain their features, including pictures.

How many planets in  solar system?Find out all they facts in this step by step page.

Are you an astronomy fan? Are you in grade 4, 5 or 6 and want to learn more about the solar system? Then this is the article you need. Learn all about the planets, its moons, the effects of their gravitational force on each other, the equator, the three axis of rotation…

 There are eight planets in our solar system. They are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. In order to make the solar system more understandable and approachable for students, we have created various learning aids, such as models and online simulations.

How many planets are there in the solar system? In fact, 8. Astronomers also call them by other names, for example: Venus, Earth, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn… The names and order of the planets have changed several times over the centuries.

The Big Question: We know that there are nine planets in the solar system (as of 24 August 2016), but Pluto is no longer one of them. However, many people still have a hard time remembering their correct order and Names! The good news is that we can help you learn all the names, including dwarf planets like Ceres (the 4th largest body in the solar system).

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