Updated: Sep 3, 2019
In our Solar System, there are eight planets that go in a certain order:
In outer space, there are things like asteroids, comets, planets, stars, solar systems, galaxy's, milky ways, and more beyond our imagination. Mercury is The planet closest to the sun, though it is not the hottest planet. Venus, the 2nd planet, is the hottest because it has the thickest clouds that trap all of heat and gas there. Earth is our planet. It is the only known planet in our solar system that has air that we humans can breathe.
Mars is only a little bit smaller than earth. Astronomers are trying to discover if it is possible for humans to live there, and if there are any living creatures on Mars.
Jupiter is the biggest planet in the Solar System . It could fit a thousand or even more earth's inside of it. Jupiter is famous for a never ending red hurricane going on.
Jupiter is made of hot gas. It is even impossible to walk on. Saturn is known for it's rings around it. Saturn's rings are made of ice,and dust . Uranus also has rings around it. So does Jupiter. But only Saturn's rings are visible from earth. Uranus is a really cold planet because it is far from the sun. The farther from the sun the colder the planet is, and the closer the hotter.
Dwarf planets are not official planets because they are really, really small. Dwarf planets are very cold because they are usually far from the sun. Those are the main characteristics of a dwarf planet. The most known dwarf planet is Pluto. Pluto used to be a planet in the older days but now it is known just as a dwarf planet. New dwarf planets are discovered almost everyday.
Some dwarf planets are: