Smallest planet in our solar system  (not a pluto)

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May be we know that pluto is smallest planet but it's not true.

Image credit: © NASA/JPL-Caltech

Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system as compared to pluto.

Reason behind this is, pluto is considered as dwarf planet in 2006 by IAU.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

In generally pluto is smaller than mercury comparison with size but pluto is dwarf planet so pluto with different category.

Image Credit: NASA-JPL/Caltech

Pluto diameter is only 1474 miles while mercury diameter is 3030 miles.

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

On second number smallest planet is Mars have 2106 miles radius which is half the size of Earth.

On third number smallest planet is Venus with radius 3760 miles slightly smaller than Earth.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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