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THE SOLAR SYSTEM by Lauren Krall TThe solar system has eight planets and one dwarf planet. OOur star is the sun.

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1 THE SOLAR SYSTEM by Lauren Krall TThe solar system has eight planets and one dwarf planet. OOur star is the sun.

2 THE SUN TThe sun is our star. TThe sun is in the center of our solar system.

3 MERCURY TThe maximum temperature on Mercury is 801 degrees Fahrenheit. MMercury is the 1 st planet from the sun.

4 VENUS TThe atmosphere of Venus is mainly made up of carbon dioxide. VVenus is slightly smaller than Earth.

5 EARTH  Earth is the third planet from the sun. AAll life is on Earth.

6 MARS MMars is the only planet whose surface can be seen in detail from the Earth. MMars is the 4 th planet from the sun.

7 ASTEROID BELT TThe Asteroid Belt lies between Mars and Jupiter. AAsteroids and Comets both orbit the Asteroid Belt.

8 JUPITER JJupiter is the largest planet in our Solar System. JJupiter is the 5 th planet from the Sun.

9 SATURN SSaturn is the 2 nd largest planet in our Solar System. SSaturn has the thickest rings.

10 URANUS SSome nights on Uranus last 40 Earth years. UUranus is the 7 th planet from the sun.

11 NEPTUNE NNeptune is the 8 th and final REAL planet from the sun. NNeptune is named after a Roman God.

12 PLUTO PPluto is the only dwarf planet it is no longer considered a planet. TThe color of Pluto is a reddish-brown.

13 COMETS SSome comets, like Halley’s comet become well known because their orbits bring them closer to Earth. TThe few percent of comets are made of some kind of ice.

14 STARS AA star is huge ball of superheated gas. TThe sun is a star.

15 GALAXY AA Galaxy is a large system of stars, gas, dust. OOur galaxy is the Milky Way.

16 THANKS FOR WATCHING!


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