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1

what are the 8 planets in the solar system?

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

2

why are they called inner planets?

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

3

why are they called outer planets?

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