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Earth is the 3rd closest planet to the sun and the 5th largest. It is also the only planet that we know of so far that has human life and water existing on it. The Earth is 149,600,000 km away from the sun and it takes 365 1/4 days for the planet to orbit the sun. It has a diameter of 12,756.3 km and weighs 5.972e24 kg.

 

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