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Planets of Our Solar System “ Our solar system officially has eight planets and one star: the Sun. The discovery of an object larger than Pluto in 2005 rekindled the debate over whether such objects,.

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter in the next few day after nearly five years in space. While it’s purpose is primarily to study Jupiter’s origins, interior structure, deep atmosphere and magnetosphere, it’s worth remembering Jupiter is also host to the largest and some of the most interesting moons in the solar system. Lets …

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter in the next few day after nearly five years in space. While it’s purpose is primarily to study Jupiter’s origins, interior structure, deep atmosphere and magnetosphere, it’s worth remembering Jupiter is also h

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“ Earth is the third planet from the Sun and is the largest of the terrestrial planets. Unlike the other planets in the solar system that are named after classic deities the Earth’s name comes from.

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“ Venus is the second planet from the Sun and is the second brightest object in the night sky after the Moon. Named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is the second largest terrestrial planet and is sometimes referred to as the Earth’s.

Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun.

spaceplasma: “ “ Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and is named after the Roman god of wealth. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system and is best known for its fabulous rings.

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“ Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and was the first planet to be discovered with the use of a telescope. Uranus’ most unique feature is that its axis sideways in comparison to other planets.

The Sun or Sol, is the star at the centre of our solar system and is responsible for the Earth’s climate and weather. The Sun is an almost perfect sphere with a difference of just 10km in diameter between the poles and the equator. The average radius of the Sun is 695,508 km (109.2 x that of the Earth) of which 20–25% is the core.  Image Credit: SOHO/EIT

The Sun or Sol, is the star at the centre of our solar system and is responsible for the Earth’s climate and weather. The Sun is an almost perfect sphere with a difference of just in diameter between the poles and the equator. The average radius of t

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Neptune is the 8th planet from the Sun and the smallest of the gas giants. Neptune was the first planet found by mathematical prediction after unexpected change in Uranus' orbit were observed. Neptune is named after the Roman god of the sea. The blue coloring is the result of methane in the atmosphere. The winds are nine times faster than those on Earth and believed the strongest in the solar system. | Image: Steve Albers, NOAA/GSD

spaceplasma: “ Planets of Our Solar System “ Our solar system officially has eight planets and one star: the Sun. The discovery of an object larger than Pluto in 2005 rekindled the debate over whether.

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Jupiter’s Galilean Moons“Io - Jupiter’s volcanic moon Europa - Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede - Jupiter’s (and the solar system’s) largest moon Callisto - Jupiter’s heavily cratered moon ” Made using:.