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Solar System Facts
In our solar system, there are about
1000 known celestial bodies
with a diameter of more than 100 kilometres.
Saturn has the
of all the planets. It has a lower density than water.
Mercury is the
in our solar system. It is even smaller than Jupiter’s moon
and Saturn’s moon
Venus is the
from the sun but still, it is the
. This is because of its thick atmosphere that traps more heat.
in our solar system is on Mars.
is a staggering 21 km tall.
The sun accounts for more than
of all the mass in the solar system.
Jupiter is our solar system's largest and
planet. Even if all of the other planets were combined, they
could not equal
Mercury has the shortest year which is equal to
88 Earth days
. Neptune has the longest year which is equivalent to
165 Earth years
Vesta is the solar system's
. When seen from Earth, it is also the
As Earth’s surface is dominated by liquid water, Titan’s surface is dominated by