Handout 2: Planet Name Worksheet
Used with permission from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 390 Ashton Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112. Originally developed by Dennis Schatz (Pacific Science Center) for Family ASTRO. Adapted by Anna Hurst. Copyright 2006, Astronomy from the Ground Up, Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
The Sun is a star at the center of our solar system.
Mercury — closest to the Sun
Venus — second planet from the Sun
Earth — third planet from the Sun
Mars — fourth planet from the Sun
Jupiter — fifth planet from the Sun
Saturn — sixth planet from the Sun
Uranus — seventh planet from the Sun
Neptune — eighth planet from the Sun
Pluto (dwarf planet) — farthest from the Sun
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