Question:What order do the planets lie in, working outwards from the Sun?
There are 8 planets in the Earth's Solar System. Listed out from the Sun, these are:
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
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Older texts will list 9 Planets, but Pluto has been demoted to the status of Dwarf Planet.