What is the solar system?

What is the solar system? Find out about the solar system and learn the order of the planets with a song in this video!

Solar system facts

  • The Sun is a star.
  • The Earth is one of eight planets that travel around the Sun.
  • The planets are called Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
  • The solar system is also home to lots of asteroids, moons, and dwarf planets such as Pluto.