Q. 184.4( 14 Votes )

What are planets? How is a planet different from a star?

Answer :

Planets are celestial bodies revolving round the sun. They do not have their own light. They reflect sun’s light. Out of nine planets of solar system, only five are clearly visible to the naked eye. Planets keep changing slightly day after night with respect to the stars.
Difference between stars and planets can be summed up as follows:

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