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What are the nine planets in our solar system?
The list of planets below are arranged in order of their distance from the sun, beginning with the closest. It has only been during the last 200 years that humans have come to understand and believe that the planets revolve around the sun. Prior to the 17th century, it was widely believed that the earth was the center of our universe.
Learn more about the planets in our space section.