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Solar System Reference

Sun

Moon

Mass = 7.36 x 1022 kg
Mean radius = 1.74 x 106 m


Our Solar System

Body Order


Sun.Mercury.Venus.Earth.Mars.Jupiter.Saturn.Uranus.Neptune.Pluto


Sun

Sun

Mass = 1.99 x 1030 kg
Mean radius = 6.96 x 108 m


Mercury

Mercury

Mass = 3.18 x 1023 kg
Mean radius = 2.43 x 106 m
Period = 7.60 x 106 s
Distance from Sun = 5.79 x 1010 m

Venus

Venus

Mass = 4.88 x 1024 kg
Mean radius = 6.06 x 106 m
Period = 1.94 x 107 s
Distance from Sun = 1.08 x 1011 m

Earth

Earth

Mass = 5.98 x 1024 kg
Mean radius = 6.37 x 106 m
Period = 3.156 x 107 s
Distance from Sun = 1.496 x 1011 m

Mars

Mars

Mass = 6.42 x 1023 kg
Mean radius = 3.37 x 106 m
Period = 5.94 x 107 s
Distance from Sun = 2.28 x 1011 m

Jupiter

Jupiter

Mass = 1.90 x 1027 kg
Mean radius = 6.99 x 107 m
Period = 3.74 x 108 s
Distance from Sun = 7.78 x 1011 m

Saturn

Saturn

Mass = 5.68 x 1026 kg
Mean radius = 5.85 x 107 m
Period = 9.35 x 108 s
Distance from Sun = 1.43 x 1012 m

Uranus

Uranus

Mass = 8.68 x 1025 kg
Mean radius = 2.33 x 107 m
Period = 2.64 x 109 s
Distance from Sun = 2.87 x 1012 m

Neptune

Neptune

Mass = 1.03 x 1026 kg
Mean radius = 2.21 x 107 m
Period = 5.22 x 109 s
Distance from Sun = 4.50 x 1012 m

Pluto

Pluto

Mass = 1.4 x 1022 kg
Mean radius = 1.5 x 106 m
Period = 7.82 x 109 s
Distance from Sun = 5.91 x 1012 m


Science Quote

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Victor Hugo
(1802-1885)


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