Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System. Its orbital period around the Sun of 88 days is the shortest of all the planets in the Solar System. It is named after the Roman deity Mercury, the messenger to the gods.
Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days. It has no natural satellite. It is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. It is the second-brightest natural object in the night sky after the Moon
Earth otherwise known as the World or the Globe, is the third planet from the Sun and the only object in the Universe known to harbor life. It is the densest planet in the Solar System and the largest of the four terrestrial planets.
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System. Named after the Roman god of war, it is often referred to as the "Red Planet" Mars can easily be seen from Earth with the naked eye.
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. Jupiter is primarily composed of hydrogen with a quarter of its mass being helium. Jupiter has been explored on several occasions by robotic spacecraft
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. It is a gas giant. Saturn is named after the Roman god of agriculture; its astronomical symbol (♄) represents the god's sickle.
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It has the third-largest planetary radius the Solar System. Uranus is the only planet whose name is derived from a figure from Greek mythology, from the Latinised version of the Greek god of the sky Ouranos.
Neptune is the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun in the Solar System. It is named after the Roman god of the sea and has the astronomical symbol ♆, a stylised version of the god Neptune's trident.