Planets of the Solar System

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1. Mercury

-Mercury is the the smallest, the swiftiest and the nearest planet to the sun

-It has a thin atmosphere and a hot and dry ground

-It hasn't natural satellites

-It was named after the messenger of Gods

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Venus

-Venus is the second planet from the sun.

-It hasn't natural satellite

-After the Moon, it is the brightest natura lobject in the night sky

-It is the hottest planet in the Solar System

-It is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty

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Earth

-The Earth is the third planet from the Sun

-It is the densest planet in the Solar System

-Oceans cover 70% of the surface

-It's the only planet in the universe known to support life

-It has one satellite called the Moon

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Mars

-Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest in the Solar System

-It's a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere

-It is often refered to us the "Red Planet" because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface

-It is named after the roman God of war

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Jupiter

-It's it the fifth planet from the sun and the largest in the Solar System

-It is a gas giant

-It was known to astronomers of ancient times

-The romans named it after their God Jupiter

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Saturn

-It is the sixth planet from the sun and the second largest in the Solar System

-It's a gas giant

-It is named after the roman god of agriculture

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Uranus

-Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun

-It has the third largest planetary radius and fourth largest planetary mass in the Solar System

-It is an ice giant

-It is famous for its rings made of dirty pieces of ice

Neptune

-Neptune is the eight and farthest planet from the sun in the Solar System

-It's the fourth largest planet by mass and diameter

-It's the coldest planet

-It was named after the roman god of the sea

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