List of Major Planets of the Solar System

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[Gr.,=wanderer], a large nonluminous body of rock, gas, or ice that orbits the sun or another star, has a rounded shape due to gravity, and has cleared its orbit of smaller objects.
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the sun and the surrounding planets, natural satellites, dwarf planets, asteroids, meteoroids, and comets that are bound by its gravity. The sun is by far the most massive part of the solar system, containing almost 99.9% of the system's total mass.
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Major Planets of the Solar System
Planet Distance from the sun
(AU)
Period of revolution Period of rotation Mass
(earth=1)
Diameter
(earth=1)
Number of confirmed satellites
Mercury 0.39 88 days 59 days 0.06 0.38 0
Venus 0.72 225 days 243 days 0.82 0.95 0
Earth 1 365 days 24 hours 1 1 1
Mars 1.52 687 days 25 hours 0.11 0.53 2
Jupiter 5.20 12 years 10 hours 317.89 11.19 63
Saturn 9.54 29 years 10 hours 95.15 9.44 61
Uranus 19.2 84 years 18 hours 14.54 4.10 27
Neptune 30.06 165 years 18 hours 17.23 3.88 14
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