what is the size of all the planets in the solar system

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sciftw eNotes educator| Certified Educator

I'm not sure if you mean the size of each planet or the size of what all of the planets together would be.  I can do the first one.  The second one is possible, but would involve a lot of math with some really big numbers.  

The variable in your question is the word "size."  What do you mean by size?  Equatorial circumference or mass?  I will give you both.  I'm also going to give the measurements using the metric system, since that is the standard scientific unit system. 

Mercury: Circumference = 15,329.1 km  Mass = 3.3010 x 10^23 kg

Venus: Circumference = 38,024.6 km    Mass 4.8673 x 1024 kg

Earth: Circumference = 40,030.2 km    Mass = 5.9722 x 1024 kg

Mars: Circumference = 21,296.9 km     Mass = 6.4169 x 1023 kg

Jupiter: Circumference = 439,263.8 km   Mass = 1.8981 x 1027

Saturn: Circumference = 365,882.4 km    Mass = 5.6832 x 1026 kg

Uranus: Circumference = 159,354.1 km     Mass = 8.6810 x 1025 kg

Neptune: Circumference = 154,704.6 km    Mass = 1.0241 x 1026 kg

Those are the 8 planets of our solar system.  NASA has officially recognized 5 dwarf planets in addition to the 8 major planets listed above.  

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