The eight planets of the Solar System. The terrestrial planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. The giant planets; Jupiter and Saturn Uranus and Neptune . Shown in ...
The Solar System is the gravitationally bound system comprising the Sun and the objects that orbit it, either directly or indirectly.
Credit: NASA. Ever since the discovery of Pluto in 1930, kids grew up learning about the nine planets of our solar system. That all changed starting in the late 1990s.
Space.com gives an in-depth look into our solar system’s planets.
Classifications grow as our understanding develops.
Welcome to Planets for Kids. I really hope you enjoy the information that I have provided on this website. You will find lots of information about our solar system.
The Solar System consists of the Sun and its planetary system of eight planets, their moons, and other objects including asteroids and meteors.
We are NASA's Planetary Science Division. Our hardworking robots explore the planets and more on the wild frontiers of our solar system.
The exploration site is highly interactive and accessible to all.
Observations of the orbits of six small objects have led researchers to propose a very large 9th planet--100s of astronomical units (AU) away from the sun.
The discovery of new planets is one fascinating aspect of astronomy.
A complete guide to the eight planets with facts and information on the various planets, moons and objects in our solar system and beyond.