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# How many planets rotate clockwisegive the names?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Within the nine old planets, 3 of them have retrograde rotation: rotate clockwise (westward). They are Venus, Uranus and Pluto.

Mercury, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune have direct rotation: rotate anti-clockwise (eastward).

All the nine planets revolve around the sun eastward or anti clockwise.

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