major planet definition

  • noun:
    • the 8 celestial systems which orbit the sun's rays: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
    • Those planets being larger than the Earth; particularly Jupiter , Saturn , Uranus , Neptune (in solar power program)
    • a celestial human body that fits the 2006 IAU definition of earth
    • (astronomy) any of the nine huge celestial systems when you look at the solar system that revolve across the sunlight and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, world, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto if you wish of their distance towards the sunshine; seen from constellation Hercules, all the planets turn around the sunshine in a counterclockwise way

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