From Mercury to Pluto, the planets, and now dwarf planets, of our solar system display a wide variety of characteristics. The following resources are meant to provide some basic information about the similarities and differences of the eight planets and two dwarf planets.
The following Quick Facts articles provide some basic information about the planets and newly designated dwarf planets.
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