Planets- This is away to help you remember the order of the planets, Many- Mercury Very- Venus Early- Earth Men- Mars Ate- Asteroids Juicy- Jupiter Steaks- Saturn Using- Uranus No- Neptune Plates- Pluto Distances- All the planets are different distances away form each other, us and the sun. Pluto is the farthest away form the sun and Earth but Pluto is not considered a planet anymore. Mercury is the closest to the sun. Bodes number is a math pattern for the distances between the planets, most of them are exact but some are not. It was invented by Johann Bode.