. Which is the nearest planet to the Sun

A: Venus

B: Jupiter

C: Mercury

D: Mars


Best Answer


  • Mercury is the planet that is closest to the Sun.
  • Then comes Venus, which is the second closest planet to the Sun, then Earth, which is the third closest planet to the Sun.
  • Mercury's distance from the Sun ranges from 46 million km to 69.8 million km.
  • The planet was most likely given its name because it travels so fast across space.
  • Mercury's temperature changes are the most dramatic in the solar system, ranging from 90 K to 700 K.
  • After Earth, Mercury is the densest significant planet in the solar system.

Final Answer

The correct option is C i.e Mercury.


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