Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. It is 88 days long. It has no moons. Mercury also has a surface temperature of -173 to 427°C. Mercury can be visibly seen from earth thirteen times a century.
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Venus is the second closest planet to the sun. It is 225 days long and has no moons. Venus has a surface temperature of 462 °C. It is the second brightest object in the night sky after the moon. Venus is a terrestrial planet.
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Earth is the third planet from the sun. It is the largest terrestrial planet. It is currently the only known planet to support life. It is 365 days long and has only 1 moon. Earth has a surface temperature of -88 to 58°C.
Mars is the fourth planet from the sun. It is 687 days long and has two moons, Phobos and Deimos. Mars has a surface temperature of -153 to 20 °C. Mars is made up of a thin layer of carbon dioxide in its atmosphere, making it known as a terrestrial planet.
Jupitier is the fifth planet from the sun. It is 4,333 days long and has 79 moons! Jupiter has a surface temperature of -148 °C. It is made up of gases and therefore is known as a gas giant.