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Mnemonic to Remember the Planets

Solar System Mnemonic. Heavily Modified from Source: chandra.harvard.edu

The eight planets in our Solar System, from closest to the sun to the farthest are Mercury, Venus, Earth,Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.

Phyllis Lugger created this stellar mnemonic to remember the 8 planets and in order: *MVery Educated Mother Just Served UNachos.(http://www.aas.org/cswa/bulletin.board/2006/08.25.06.html)

 

 

 

 

When Pluto was a planet, there were other mnemonic devices to remember the planets:

Mnemonic to remember the planets … and Pluto. Image Source: Astronomically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics, page 29

 

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