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By John October 2009. Planets. Mercury. Mercury is: - the closest to the sun; - the hottest and it is too hot to support life; it is grey in colour; The planet which has the most extreme temperature in the solar system ranging from over 400 degs C during the day to -200 degs C at night.

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By john october 2009

ByJohn

October 2009

Planets


Mercury

Mercury

Mercury is:

- the closest to the sun;

- the hottest and it is too hot to support life;

  • it is grey in colour;

  • The planet which has the most extreme temperature in the solar system ranging from over 400 degs C during the day to -200 degs C at night.


Venus

Venus

Venus is:

- the second closest to the sun;

- purple in colour;

- 5 and a half times bigger than Pluto;

- one of the planets that does not have any moons.


Earth

Earth

Earth is:

- the only planet to have life;

- a planet that has one moon;

- made up of 1/3 land and 2/3 water;

- the only planet to have water.


Planets

Mars

Mars is:

- red in colour ;

- otherwise know as the red planet;

- not as hot as Earth;

- made up of an iron core which is 2,900km in diameter.


Jupiter

Jupiter

Jupiter is:

- the biggest planet;

- orange in colour;

- surrounded by 17 moons;

- 62 times bigger than Pluto.


Saturn

Saturn

Saturn is:

- surrounded by rings which are not perfectly circular;

- sixth planet from the sun;

- second largest in the solar system;

- the root of the English word Saturday;

- the least dense of the planets : 75% Hydrogen and 25% Helium.


Uranus

Uranus

  • Uranus is:

    - blue in colour;

    - the seventh planet from the sun;

    - the third largest by diameter;

    - made up of an atmosphere 83% Hydrogen, 15% Helium and 2% Methane;

    - a planet visited by Voyager 2 on 24/01/1986.


Neptune

Neptune

Neptune is:

- dark blue in colour;

- 22 times bigger than Pluto;

- a planet that has 8 moons.


Other facts

Other facts

- There are 62 moons in our solar system.


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