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 Our solar system is located in the Milky Way Galaxy.  All of the eight planets orbit,or revolve around the Sun. By Alivia Bentley SOLAR SYSTEM.

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1  Our solar system is located in the Milky Way Galaxy.  All of the eight planets orbit,or revolve around the Sun. By Alivia Bentley SOLAR SYSTEM

2  The sun’s core is 27,000,000 degrees Fahrenheit.  “Sol" means sun.  The sun is larger than all eight planets combined.

3  Mercury is one of the inner planets.  This planet is the closest to the Sun.

4  The atmosphere is made out of carbon dioxide.  Venus is almost the same size as Earth.

5  Earth is the third planet from the Sun.  Earth is the only planet with organisms, or living things.

6  People use rovers to see what Mars is like.  Mars has huge volcanoes and is home to Olympus Mons.  Mars is nicknamed “The Red Planet.”

7  The asteroid belt is between Mars and Jupiter.  Asteroids orbit the Sun.

8  Ganymede, Jupiter’s Moon, is bigger than Mercury and Pluto.  A day on Jupiter is 9 hours and 55 minutes in Earth Ti me.

9  Saturn has rings.  Saturn was named after a Roman god.

10  Uranus is a gas planet like Saturn and Jupiter.  Uranus is nicknamed the “Ice Giant.”

11  Neptune is four times the size of Earth.  Hurricanes move ten times faster on Neptune than on Earth.  Neptune has the most violent weather.

12  Pluto is a Dwarf Planet.  One year on Pluto is 90,465 days.  Pluto has two moons which are Charon and Nix.

13  Halley’s Comet, the most well known comet, may return again in 2061.  Comets come from the Oort Cloud and Kuniper Belt.

14  Black Holes are similar to vacuum cleaners.  A black hole has 3 main parts.

15  The universe is made out of dust, gas, clouds, galaxies, and life.  The universe is very BIG!

16  The Big Dipper is a constellation.  It belongs to a group called the Ursa Major.

17  Young stars are called protostars.  Our universe has at least a billion stars.

18  Earth ‘s axis is slanted.  Uranus’s Axis is all the to the side. Axis

19  Earth has seasons because of the tilt of its axis.  If it’s summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s winter in the Southern Hemisphere. Spring Winter Summer Fall

20  Ursa Major is Latin for “Large Bear.”  The Ursa Major is seen from some continents.

21  We live on this Galaxy.  The Milky Way Galaxy is a spiral galaxy.

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