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Dwarf planet Pluto was discovered in 1930 and was once considered to be the ninth planet from the sun in Earth’s solar system.

The planet Mars, also called the ‘Red Planet,’ is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere and surface features similar to Earth.


Inside Venus - infograph

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The planet Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and has a thick atmosphere and the fastest winds in the solar system.

Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status in 2006, joining Eris, Haumea, Makemake and Ceres.

Inside Planet Mercury

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NASA's Kepler mission finds the most Earth-like planets yet...go to the link to see the slide show.

Most Earth-like Exoplanet Discovery Explained (Infographic) by Karl Tate

GJ 504b, a rose exoplanet discovered 57 light years from Earth

Moons and Planets of the Solar System

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How Mars One Plans to Establish the First Colony on the Red Planet

Amazingly, a single day on Venus is longer than its entire year. It takes Venus 243 Earth days to completely rotate on its axis, but just 225 days to orbit the sun. Stranger still, Venus is one of two planets that rotates in reverse, a phenomenon called retrograde motion. Most theories attribute the reverse rotation to an ancient planetary collision.