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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|Planet||Distance from the sun |
|Period of revolution||Period of rotation||Mass |
|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||79|
|Saturn||9.54||29 years||10 hours||95.15||9.44||82|
|Uranus||19.2||84 years||18 hours||14.54||4.10||27|
|Neptune||30.06||165 years||18 hours||17.23||3.88||14|