Which planet is closest to Earth? Ok, now guess again.

The order of the planets is something most of us learn in school: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and (until 2006) Pluto. So you would be forgiven for thinking that as Earthlings, our closest planetary neighbor is Venus. And in a way, you’d be right – at its closest, Venus approaches Earth …

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