Planets in our solar system


Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun, and it has extreme temperature variations It is a rocky, terrestrial planet.


Venus is often called Earth's "sister planet" due to its similar size and composition


Earth is the only known planet to support life. It has a diverse climate, surface features


Mars is often called the "Red Planet" due to its reddish appearance. It has a thin atmosphere and is home to the largest volcano in the solar system


Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, composed mostly of gas. It has a powerful magnetic field and dozens of moons


Saturn is famous for its stunning ring system, composed of countless icy and rocky particles


Uranus is unique in our solar system because it rotates on its side, possibly due to a collision early in its history


Neptune is the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun