From largest to smallest, a list of the planets ranked by size is Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars and Mercury. The size of the planets can be compared by calculating the radius, diameter, circumferen... More »

The nine planets in the solar system range in size from approximately 3,000 to 140,000 kilometers in diameter. Ranked from smallest to largest the planets are Pluto, Mercury, Mars, Venus, Earth, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn a... More »

Venus is, by far, the closest match to the Earth in size. Venus has a measured diameter that is just about 95 percent that of the Earth and a planetary mass equal to 81.5 percent of the Earth's. 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 »

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 »