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Planets

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Updated 2009-02-04 22:04

Summary

Memorize which planet in our solar system is which, and their order.

Which planet is which

Learn to recognize planets by how they look.

 

Question Answer
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
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Order

Memorize the order of the planets in our solar system.

 

A handy mnemonic is "My Very Elegant Mother Just Served Us Noodles" (for "Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturns Uranus Neptune").

 

PlanetNext Planet
MercuryVenus
VenusEarth
EarthMars
MarsJupiter
JupiterSaturn
SaturnUranus
UranusNeptune
Neptunelast
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How many from the sun

Planet# From Sun
Mercury1
Venus2
Earth3
Mars4
Jupiter5
Saturn6
Uranus7
Neptune8
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Dwarf Planets

Question Answer
Ceresdwarf-planet between Mars and Jupiter
Plutodwarf-planet between Neptune and Eris
Erisdwarf-planet between Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
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