Planets

(Object, million miles from Sun, diameter in miles)

(plus moons, details)


Mercury, 36, 3100

no moons


Venus, 67, 7700

no moons


Earth, 93, 7926

one moon, 239,000 miles from earth, 2,160


Mars, 142, 4200

2 moons, Phobos, Deimos


Jupiter, 483, 88700

63 moons, among them Europa, Ganymed, Callisto


Saturn, 886, 75100

60 moons, among themr Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Titan, Iapetus, Mimas


Uranus, 1783, 29600

27 moons, among themr Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, Oberon


Neptune, 2793, 27700

13 moons, among them Naiade, Triton, Nereide, Proteus


Pluto, 3666, 1419 [not officially a planet any longer though!]

3 Moons, Charon, Nix and Hydra


The number of moons is not definitive since some are still being discovered for various

planets.


The sun's diameter is 865,036 miles.

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