The Eight Planets

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A slideshow on the eight planets.

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  • 1. The Nine Planets
    By: Heather Cudmore

2. The 8 Planets
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
3. The 8 Planets
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
My
Very
Educated
Mother
Just
Showed
Us
Nothing
Use acronym
to memorize
4. The Inner Planets
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
5. Mercury

  • Is about the same size as the Moon. Its mass (weight) is 1/20th that of the Earth. Its diameter is 2/5 that of our planet.

6. Is the closest planet to the Sun. It is about 58 million kilometres from the Sun. 7. Makes one complete orbit around the Sun every 87.97 days. 8. Rotates on its axis very slowly compared to Earth. It completes one rotation in about 58 days and 15 minutes. 9. Is covered with mountains, craters, ridges and valleys