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Which planet is closer to the sun?

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09/13/2011

In order of proximity to the sun - from nearest to furthest away:

Mercury

Venus

Earth

Mars

Jupiter

Saturn

Uranus

Neptune

The orbit of the "dwarf planet" Pluto takes it closer to the sun than Neptune for a few (Earth) years during its orbit of the sun, but it is normally furthest out.


In order of proximity to the sun - from nearest to furthest away:

Mercury

Venus

Earth

Mars

Jupiter

Saturn

Uranus

Neptune

The orbit of the "dwarf planet" Pluto takes it closer to the sun than Neptune for a few (Earth) years during its orbit of the sun, but it is normally furthest out.