The Solar System planets orbiting our Sun are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and dwarf planet Pluto.
Pluto lost its designation as a planet when it was reclassified as a dwarf planet.
When did Pluto lose planet status? In August 2006, Pluto was excluded from ‘planet’ category and renamed as a dwarf planet. The debate continues about whether it is the ninth planet or not but at the time of this writing, it remains classified as a dwarf planet.
Solar System planets In Order Of Size
The planets in order of size (largest to smallest) in terms of radius…
Jupiter > Saturn > Uranus > Neptune > Earth > Venus > Mars > Mercury > Pluto
The planets in order of mass (largest to smallest)…