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Which of the nine planets is nearest to the sun? (a) Venus (b) Mercury (c) Mars ...

Question:

Which of the nine planets is nearest to the sun?

(a) Venus

(b) Mercury

(c) Mars

(d) Jupiter.

Solar System

In the solar system, there is a specific number of massive bodies (planets) orbiting a sun (centered on the solar system). The nearest planet takes minimum time to complete one rotation of the sun in comparison to the other far planets.

Answer and Explanation:


There are mainly eight planets that are orbiting the sun and one another dwarf planet (Pluto).


The closest planet to the sun is Mercury, and it takes minimum time to complete one rotation of the sun among the other planets of the solar system.


After Mercury, Venus comes second, which is closer to the sun.


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