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No I think the sun is what that orbits around the Planets


Yes, moons of planets orbit around their respective planets. The Moon orbits Earth. Two peculiar asteroid-like moons orbit Mars. Jupiter is orbited by about 63 moons. The other gas planets all have many moons orbiting them each. Pluto itself, a dwarf planet, is possessed of an orbiting moon.

As planets and dwarf planets themselves orbit the Sun, it takes (by gravity) its own moons with it, all these moons continuing to orbit continuously around their home planets as they are raced around the Sun.

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Planets orbit around the sun but what do moons orbit?


How many planets orbit around Mars?

No planets orbit around Mars. There are two moons that orbit around Mars.

How is moon different than a planet?

Planets orbit around the sun, but moons orbit around planets and are much smaller than the planets that they orbit around.

Do most planets have moons that orbit around them?

Yes, most planets do have moons that orbit around them. In our own solar system, six out of eight planets have moons, and the dwarf planet Pluto also has moons. Only the two innermost planets, Mercury and Venus, do not have moons.

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How is a moon different to a planet?

Planets are in direct orbit around the sun, while moons are in orbit around the planets.

How many moons do the sun have?

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169 moons.

Which objects does NOT orbit directly around the sun?

Moons. They orbit their planets, not the Sun.

How are planets and moons formed?

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