8 Planets of solar system



8 Planets of solar system

Celestials in our solar system

Our solar system is too vast, and we are too small concerning our solar system, and there are many things you need to know about aur solar system, and I'll share as many facts as I can to provide you better knowledge for which you are here so let's begin our journey.

This is our solar system, and in it, we can see the family of stars, planets, moons, asteroids, comets and the sun all bounded together with gravitational force, which holds all these things around it. It formed 4.6 billion years ago from the collapse of two giant Interstellar molecular clouds .this collapse is known as the big bang.Today the solar system has a sun, eight planets ( Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune ), more than 200 moons, millions of comets, and asteroids

Let's see how the planets are arranged

solar system

The solar system's planets form two groups. First are four inner planets of rock and metals and four outer planets of liquid and gases. Between these two groups, there is a belt ( asteroid belt ) of rocky bodies known as asteroids, and beyond all the planets is a zone of icy bodies, dwarf planets, and millions of comets collectively referred to as Kuiper belt objects [ KBOs ] or trans-Neptunian objects [ NBOs ].

The Sun

The Sun

The sun is a vast nuclear power station in our solar system which produces energy by converting hydrogen into helium. It is the nearest star. The diameter of the sun is about 1.392 million km. The surface temperature of the sun is about 6000 degrees Celsius ( 6000°C ), and the core temperature of the sun is about 15 million degrees Celsius ( 15000000°C ). Now we will know fun facts and various concepts related to the eight planets of our solar system individually. I'll try to cover all of them so can understand our soler system better:

Mercury

Mercury

Mercury is the nearest planet to the sun. It is also the most minor planet in the solar system. The surface of mercury is scary by the ancient craters. The diameter of mercury is about 4878 km. The distance from the sun is 58 million km. The average surface temperature of mercury is 430 degrees Celcius ( 430°C ) in the daytime and minus 180 degrees Celcius ( -180°C ) at night time.

Venus

Venus

It is the second planet in the solar system. The size of Venus is approximately similar to the earth. It is the hottest planet in the solar system due to the dense clouds of carbon dioxide. It revolves around from east to west direction ( clockwise ). The diameter of Venus is about 6052 km. The distance of Venus from the sun is 108.49 million km. The average surface temperature of Venus is 475 degrees Celsius ( 475°C ) constant.

Earth

Earth

Earth is the only living planet in the solar system. Liquid water is present on its surface. It is the third planet in the solar system. It has come into the habitable zone of the solar system. It has only 1 moon named 'moon.' The earth's diameter is 12756 km. The distance of the planet from the sun is 152.07 million km. The world's average surface temperature is 13.9 degrees Celsius ( 13.9°C ).

Mars

Mars

It is the fourth planet in the solar system. Mars is the bitterly cold, desert world. Like the earth, It has mountains, canyons, and icy poles. It has also come into a habitable zone of the solar system, but no life exists ( not proven). It has 2 moons named 'Phobos' and 'Deimos.' The largest volcano is on Mars, and the solar system's tallest mountain, ' the Olympus moon, whose height is about 21.9 km. The diameter of Mars is 6790 km. The distance of Mars from the sun is 207.9 million km. The average surface temperature of Mars is minus 65 degrees Celsius ( -65°C ).

Jupiter

Jupiter

It is the most giant planet. It is the fifth planet in the solar system. Jupiter has 67 moons, some as big as planets. It has the biggest moon in the solar system,' Ganymede ( the Ganymede moon is bigger than the planet Mercury ). Jupiter has the biggest storm called' the great red spot.' The diameter of Jupiter is 139820 km. The distance of Jupiter from the sun is 742.73 million km. The average surface temperature of Jupiter is minus 110 degrees Celsius ( -110°C ).

Saturn

Saturn

It is the sixth planet in the solar system. It is made up of gases and dust only. It is the second biggest planet in the solar system. It has 82 moons and about more than 25 moonlets ( a small moon ). Saturn has seven rings. These ring particles are made almost entirely of water, ice, dust, and rocky material. The diameter of Saturn is about 116464 km. The distance of Saturn from the sun is 1.4759 billion km. The temperature of Saturn is minus 140 degrees Celsius ( -140°C ).

Uranus

Uranus

It is the seventh planet in the solar system. Uranus planet is also known as a blue giant. It orbits the sun tipped over on its side. Uranus has 27 moons. It is the first planet found by the telescope. It is the planet that revolves around the sun from east to west direction ( clockwise ). The diameter of the Uranus planet is 50724 km. The distance Uranus from the sun is 2.9458 billion km. The temperature of Uranus of minus 195 degrees Celsius ( -195°C ).

Neptune

Neptune

It is the eighth planet and last planet in the solar system. It is the densest planet and is also known as a blue giant. It is the farthest planet in the solar system. It has the strongest winds in the solar system. It is the coldest planet in the solar system. Neptune has 14 moons. The diameter of the Neptune is 49244 km. The distance of Neptune from the sun is 4.4742 billion km. The temperature of Neptune is about minus 200 degrees Celsius ( -200°C )

We are not over yet; there are some more interstellar objects that are present in our whole universe; we may find them in our solar system, and these are:

Asteroid

Asteroid

An asteroid is a giant space rock that revolves around the sun. It revolves around the sun in the belt of asteroids known as the 'asteroid belt.' Most of the asteroids lie between Mars and Jupiter. Sometimes it comes dangerously towards the earth. Most scientists think thak the asteroids are leftover material that forms the planets.

Comet

Comet

A comet is a small icy body that can develop spectacular tails of gas and dust when they approach the sun. Comets are composed of a nucleus, a coma, and a tail. The nucleus is the solid part of a comet, the central part of the comet is made up of rock dust and frozen gases. The bottom of the comet produces a visible atmosphere.

conclusion -

We have covered almost all celestials in our solar system and learned a lot about how they affect behave and perform their functions. They all have different characteristics, and they together constitute our solar system.

FAQ'S

Why Pluto is not considered as planet?

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) downgraded the status of Pluto to that of a dwarf because Pluto meets all the criteria of (IAU) except one—it “has not cleared its neighboring region of other objects.”


Why is Venus hotter than Mercury?

Even though Mercury is closer to the Sun, Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system because it has thick clouds of sulfuric acid which traps heat, making it feel like a furnace on the surface.


What is Earth's twin planet?

Venus is Earth's twin planet.

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