What Is the Smallest Planet in the Solar System?


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 and iron making it to have a density of 5.4 grams per cubic centimetre.
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Mercury is the smallest actual planet of the eight comprising the solar system. It is actually smaller (but more massive) than the moons Ganymede and Titan. Previously, the dwarf
The Kuiper Belt is a ring of icy objects that exist in sporadic orbits beyond the orbit of Neptune. They are not gathered together tightly but spread out across millions of miles.
Assuming you no longer consider Pluto a planet any more, Mercury is the smallest planet. Check out this link for more info on Mercury: http://www.wereyouwondering.com/what-is-&hellip
When measuring diameters, Jupiter is the largest
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Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System. It has a diameter of 4879 kilometers.
Other Planets:
Since Pluto is no longer considered a planet, Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system. Mercury measures 4, 879 km along its equator in comparison to the earth which is 12, 742 km across. Even though it’s very small, Mercury is extremely dense because it is composed mostly of iron and rock.
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