What Is the Smallest Planet?

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The smallest planet orbiting the sun is Mercury, while the largest is Jupiter. Mercury is also the closest to the sun and measures 4879 km along its equator. Initially, Pluto was considered the smallest planet, but it has since been struck off the list of planets.
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Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system. Mercury is found between the sun and the planet Venus. Mercury orbits the sun every 87.9 days and has a small axial tilt.
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Well there isnt one. There is no planet in the world, there are planets in the solar system though.
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The smallest U.S state is Rhode Island. The capital of Rhode Island is Providence, and it is also the largest city in this state. The population is just over 1,000,000.
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The smallest mammal is a bat called the 'bumblebee bat' or sometimes called the 'Kitti'shog-nosed bat' These bats are found in Thailand.
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Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System. It has a diameter of 4879 kilometers.
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The smallest planet in the Solar System is Mercury. For the longest time, the smallest planet was considered to be Pluto, but now Pluto isn't a planet any more, so we're back to Mercury.
Pluto used to be the smallest planet, but now it is considered a dwarf planet. Now the smallest planet in the solar system is Mercury, followed by Mars. You can find more information here: http://www.universetoday.com/guide-to-space/mercury/size-of-mercury/
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Planets in order from largest to smallest are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars, Mercury and Pluto. Pluto has, however, been declassified as ...
Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system; Jupiter is the largest.Pluto was once considered to be the smallest planet, but since Pluto is no longer thought ...
The smallest planet in the solar system is Mercury and the biggest planet is Jupiter. Despite its small size, Mercury is extremely dense, composed mostly of rock ...
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