The sun is in the centre of the solar system. It is a star not a planet. It gives light and heat to all the other planets.
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. It is also the smallest planet in the solar system.
Venus is the second planet from the sun. It is easy to see Venus in the sky at night.
Earth is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet with liquid water. Earth is the only planet that has life.
Mars is the red planet. It is the second smallest planet in the solar system.
Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. Jupiter has 67 moons that orbit the planet.
Saturn is the farthest planet from the Earth you can still see with your own eyes. Saturn spins faster than any of the other planets.
Uranus is so far away, you need a telescope to see it. It has 27 moons.
Neptune is very cold as it is the farthest planet from the sun. Neptune is also very windy.
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