major planet

Noun
  • (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light
    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun
    Viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction (synset 109416900)

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