Here we mention some interesting information and Planets Facts that are important for the examinations like SSC, Banking, and other state and central level exams.

Important Planet Information

Planet Definition

A Planet is a celestial body that orbits around the sun and has sufficient mass for its self-gravity to overcome rigid body forces. In our Solar System, there is a total of eight planets

Note- Pluto is considered a Dwarf Planet.

Jupiter is the largest planet with a diameter of 139822 km, followed by Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars, and Mercury.

Terrestrial Planets- The four innermost planets- Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars are terrestrial planets.

Time to take a Single Orbit

Mercury- 88 Earth Days

Venus- 225 Earth Days

Earth- 365.24 Days

Mars- 1.9 Earth Years

Jupiter- 11.9 Earth Years

Saturn- 29.5 Earth Years

Uranus- 84 Earth Years

Neptune- 164.8 Earth Years

Interesting Planets Facts

This planet is called the Blue Planet – Earth

The name of the Green Planet is – Uranus

The Brightest Planet is – Venus

The Smallest Planet is – Mercury

The Red Planet is – Mars

The Biggest Planet is – Jupiter

Nearest Planet to Earth is – Venus

The Densest Planet is – Earth

The coldest Planet is – Neptune

The farthest planet from the sun is – Neptune

The Hottest Planet is – Venus

This Planet is called the evening star – Venus

This planet is called the morning star – Venus

The nearest planet to the Sun is – Mercury

The planet with the maximum number of satellites is – Saturn

The brightest planet outside the solar system is – Sirius (also called the Dog Star)

The closest star of our solar system is – Proxima Centauri

The planet which has the fastest revolution in the solar system – Mercury

The planet which has the fastest rotation in the solar system – Jupiter

The planet which has the slowest revolution in the solar system – Neptune

The planet which has the slowest rotation in the solar system – Venus

The planet which is called the Earth’s twin – Venus

The only satellite with an Earth-like atmosphere – Titan

The smallest satellite in our solar system – Deimos (Mars)

The biggest satellite in our solar system is – Ganymede (Jupiter)

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