From largest to smallest, based on total circumference, the planets that make up this solar system are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars and Mercury. Any publication that lists Pluto as a planet is out... More »

The smallest planet in the solar system, according to the International Astronomical Union's classification, is Mercury, with a radius of approximately 1,516 miles, which is 38 percent the size of Earth. The next smalles... More »

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Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system; Jupiter is the largest.Pluto was once considered to be the smallest planet, but since Pluto is no longer thought to be a planet, Mercury now takes the title. More »

The names of the nine planets in the solar system are: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. However, astronomers have reclassified Pluto as a dwarf planet. More »

Nicknames for the eight planets in the solar system are Swift Planet for Mercury, Morning Star and Evening Star for Venus, Blue Planet for Earth, Red Planet for Mars, Giant Planet for Jupiter, Ringed Planet for Saturn, I... More »

Beginning with the planet closest to the Sun and moving outward, the order of the planets is Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Before its reclassification as a dwarf planet by the Internat... More »

The order of the planets from the sun is Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Before 2006, Pluto was considered to be a planet; as of 2014, it is considered to be a dwarf planet. More »