Order of the Planets by the Distance From the Sun?

Answer Our solar system has eight planets. The count used to be nine, but scientists have reclassified Pluto as a dwarf planet. Planets orbit around the sun, as do their moons, asteroids, comets and other... Read More »

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What do we use to measure distance between planets?

Early astronomers such as Johannes Kepler used trigonometry to measure distances between planets. Modern astronomers measure it by sending strong radar signals toward the planets and measuring how ... Read More »

What is the order of the planets of least to greatest in rotation?

Mercury,Venus,Earth,Mars,Saturn Pluto(not considered a planet),Jupiter,Uranus and Neptune.

Ways to Remember the Order of the Planets?

Memorizing the order of the planets in the solar system is a common, often daunting task assigned to many elementary school children. Now that Pluto has been reclassified as a dwarf planet, most sc... Read More »

How to Remember the Order of the Planets in Our Solar System?

Memorizing all the planets around our sun can be done easily – and without having to learn anything else about them. To remember the order of planets in our solar system, try the following method.