Planets and solar system in French

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Hello friends of Aprender Palavras, in this article we will learn the names of the planets and some expressions in the French language (français). The name of the planets, the universe and the solar system is something very simple in English, it will be easy for you to memorize this vocabulary. Let's start with a short text explaining what the solar system is, and a large table to increase its vocabulary.

THE solar system (Système solaire) is a set of planets (planètes), asteroids (asteroids) and comets (comètes) that revolve around the sun (Soleil). Each remains in its respective orbit (orbit) due to the intense gravitational force (force gravitationnelle) exerted by the star, which has a mass much greater than that of any other planet.

Note: Just like unite planète it's feminine, so are the other planets.

We recommend that you have basic knowledge of French pronunciation so that you can learn the words correctly.

Portuguese   French
Sun le soleil
Moon la Lune
Heaven le ciel
Mercury Mercure
Venus Venus
Earth la Terre
Mars Mars
Jupiter Jupiter
Saturn Saturne
Uranus Uranus
Neptune Neptune
Pluto Pluton
galaxy galaxie
asteroid asteroid
Universe univers
atmosphere atmosphère
globe sphere globe
eclipse eclipser
meteor metéore
meteorite metéorite
extraterrestrial extraterrestrial
gravity pesanteur
light-year année-lumière
orbit orbit
satellite satellite
telescope telescope
The Milky Way La Voie lactée
space space
shooting star étoile filante
star, star (unites) étoile
world monde
planet planète

Here are some example sentences that will help you learn:

C'est près de la Terre.
It is close to Earth.

Mercure C'est loin.
It is far from Mercury.

C'est près du Soleil.
It's close to the sun.

I hope this article has helped you learn the planets in French. As an exercise, I leave you to comment on phrases in French involving planets or the universe.

Finally, I will leave a video showing the planets so that you can train your pronunciation. I hope you enjoyed the article!