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## How many Planets in the Solar System in 2018?

In fact, this is a confusing question that how many planets in the solar system in 2018. The number of total planets in our solar system is not clear even in this modern age of study and science. Some book of science contains the information that our solar system has 9 planets. But now in 2018, we have only 8 planets in our solar system. Let’s count the planets in right order and start from Mercury, Venus is 2nd, Earth is at number 3rd, Mars at the number 4, Jupiter is 5th, Saturn is at number 5, Saturn is at number 6, Uranus at number 7 and finally Neptune at the number 8.

Since 2006, Pluto was also considered a part of this solar system. But now the definition of planet has been updated and Pluto is removed from the list of planets. Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto. Now, if You are reading this post for general knowledge, you should know that Jupiter is the biggest planet of the solar system and Venus is the smallest planet of the hottest planet of the solar system is Mercury. For more, you can visit this page of Wikipedia.

### The Planets of the Solar system in order in 2018

Hereunder is the list of 8 Planets of the solar system in order in 2018 and a sample multiple choice question for practice. The Pluto is missing due to the above-mentioned reason.

1. Mercury – Smallest Planet in the Universe
2. Venus – Hottest Planet in the Universe
3. Earth
4. Mars
5. Jupiter – Biggest planet in the Universe
6. Saturn
7. Uranus
8. Neptune – Coldest Planet of the Universe

### In 2018 how many Planets in the Solar System?

(a) 6 Planets
(b) 7 Planets
(c) 8 Planets
(d) 9 Planets

(c) 8 Planets

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