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The planets, not including the dwarf planet Pluto.
|Mercury||1st planet; 8th largest (smallest). Nickname is Morning Star (can be seen just before sunrise). Looks like Earth's moon-rocky, crated, gray solar winds makes its atmosphere very thin. 2nd densest next to Earth. Widest temperature range.|
|Venus||2nd planet; 6th largest. Nickname is Evening Star or Earth's Sister. Similar to Earth, but there's NO water and has many volcanoes. 2nd brightest in the night sky, 1st is the moon.|
|Earth1||3rd planet; 5th largest. Rocky planet with mountains, valleys, canyons, plains, and glaciers. 70% of Earth is covered by oceans. Densest planet, only one with solid plates floating on a hot mantle.|