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
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)