Why are the planets considered satellites of sun?

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Any body that orbits (goes round) another body is called a satellite of that body. Therefore the Moon is a satellite of the Earth and by definition all the Planets are satellites of the Sun. The term 'satellite' is also used to describe man made
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The Sun was a planet, until roughly the mid 1680s. Until then, the word planet meant any object in the sky that appeared to move regularly among the fixed stars. The Moon was a planet
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