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Rotation: 58.65 days
Revolution: 88 days
Maximum diurnal range of temperature, its days are scorching hot and nights are frigid.
It has no atmosphere and no satelite.
Also called earth’s twin, because it is slightly smaller than earth.
Popularly known as evening star or morning star, it is seen in the East in the morning and in the West in the evening.
Brightest object after sun and moon.
closest planet t earth.
It is the hottest planet in the solar system, because of the green house effect.
Rotates backwards, unlike others.
Has no satellite.
Slowest rotation in the solar system (257 days).
Also called “Red Planet”.
Revolution: 687 days
Rotation: 24.6 hours.
It is marked with dormant volcanos and has a thin atmosphere comprising of nitrogen and argon.
Has 2 satellite Phobos and Deimos.
Largest of all planet, hence called “Lord of Heavens”
Its atmosphere contains hydrogen, helium, methane and ammonia.
A great red spot was detected that represents a huge storm, a super hurricane existing for hundred of years.
It has fastest rotation time 9.8 hr.
Revolution: 12 year.
Has 63 satellite, Gannymede is the largest of all.
Second in the size after Jupiter.
Revolution : 29 years.
Rotation : 10.3 hrs.
Unique feature is its system of rings, those are made of seperate particles.
Has 62 satellite, prominent is Titan.
It rotates from North to South as it is inclined at an angle of 980 to its orbit.
Revolution: 84 years
Rotation: 10.8 hrs.
Surrounded by a system of rings.
Has 27 satellite.
Is known as “Greenish Star”
Revolution 165 Years,
Rotation: 15.7 days.
Has 5 faint rings.
Has 13 satellite.
Pluto is the second largest Dwarf planet.
Now Pluto has been given the number 134340.
SOME IMPORTANT FACTS:
Biggest Planet :Jupiter.
Smallest Planet Mercury
Nearest Planet to Sun Mercury.
Farthest Planet from Sun Neptune.
Nearest planet to earth Venus.
Brightest planet Venus.
Brightest star after Sun Sirius.
Maximum satellite Jupiter
Coldest planet Neptune.
Hottest planet Venus.
Heaviest planet Jupiter.
Red planet Mars.
Biggest satellite Gannymede.
Blue planet Earth.
Morning/evening star Venus.
Earth’s twin Venus.
Great planet Neptune.
Lord of the Heavens Jupiter
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