How Many Planets Are There in the Solar System
Until just a few years ago, there were 9 planets in the Solar System. However, the International Astronomical Union decided that Pluto is no longer a planet, so there are now only 8 planets in the Solar System.
As Pluto do not meet the new definitions and criteria of Planets it is no longer a planet now.
There are eight major planets. in our solar system.
Since the recent re-definition of 'planet', Pluto is a dwarf planet (along with others in that classification).
There are 8 planets in the solar system:
The 5 dwarf planets:
1.Ceres (an asteroid)
3.Haumea (Kuiper Belt Object)
4.Makemake (Kuiper Belt Object)
5.Eris (Kuiper Belt Object)