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the Earth

The Earth is the third planet of the Solar System, counted from the Sun. It is a terrestrial planet, with an atmosphere and a moon (the Moon), but without any rings. The Earth has an equatorial diameter of 12,756 km and is number 6 on the list of largest objects in our Solar System.