Presentation on theme: "Solar system Our solar system has 8 planet"— Presentation transcript:
1Solar system Our solar system has 8 planet There is only one planet that can support life.
2MercuryIt is named after a Roman GodThe planet Mercury is the closest planet to our sun and is the smallest planet in the solar system.
3VenusVenus is covered with thick clouds that create a greenhouse effect that makes it very hot.
4EarthEarth is the only planet whose English name does not derive from Greek Roman mythology.
5Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and the seventh largest planet.
6JupiterJupiter is the fifth planet from the sun and by far the largest. Jupiter is more than twice as massive as all the other planets combined.
7Saturn was first visited by NASA. Saturn has at least 31 moons.
8Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun and the third largest.
9Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and the fourth largest.
10PlutoPluto orbits beyond the orbit of Neptune. It is much smaller than any of the official planets and now classified as a "dwarf planet". Pluto is smaller than seven of the solar system's moons.
11The sun is by far the largest object in the solar system. The sun is personified in many mythologies: the Greeks called it Helios and the Romans called it Sol.
12Asteroid beltAsteroids are small, airless rocky worlds revolving around the sun that are too small to be called planets. They are also known as planetoids or minor planets. In total, the mass of all the asteroids is less than that of Earth's moon.