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what are the 8 planets in the solar system?

inner planets are : outer planets are:
mercury jupiter
venus saturn
earth uranus
mars neptune


why are they called inner planets?

because they are relatively close to the sun, they are all small, rocky planets


why are they called outer planets?

because of their great distance from the sun, they are all gas giants