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There are 8 planets in our solar system.
Mercury is the smallest planet.
Jupiter is the largest planet.
Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun.
Neptune is the farthest planet from the Sun.
On average Neptune is the coldest planet
Venus is the hottest planet.
Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are the inner planets.
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are the outer planets.
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune have rings.
Not that has been encountered so far!
No, Pluto is a Dwarf Planet
It does not meet the criteria set out by the IAU in 2006 to qualify as a planet.
Pluto’s diameter is thought to be around 2,368 km.
Pluto was discovered on the 18th of February 1930.
Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered Pluto.
Pluto is roughly one third water ice and two thirds rocky material.
Pluto appears to be primarily brown.
The temperature on Pluto is between -233 to -223 degrees Celsius.
So far 5 moons have been discovered in orbit of Pluto; Charon, Nix, Hydra, Kerberos and Styx.
How many moons does Mercury have? 0
How many moons does Venus have? 0
How many moons does Earth have? 1
How many moons does Mars have? 2
How many moons does Jupiter have? 79
How many moons does Saturn have? 62
How many moons does Uranus have? 27
How many moons does Neptune have? 14
How many moons does Pluto have? 5
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