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The Solar System. By Amanda Pumfrey. The Solar System. The solar system consists of the sun, 9 planets and their moons The 9 planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. The Sun. The sun is the star that our solar system revolves around

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the solar system

The Solar System

By

Amanda Pumfrey

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The Solar System
  • The solar system consists of the sun, 9 planets and their moons
  • The 9 planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto
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The Sun

  • The sun is the star that our solar system revolves around
  • The earth could fit into the sun 1.3 million times
  • The sun is the largest object in the solar system
  • It is mostly made up of hydrogen
mercury
Mercury
  • Mercury is the planet that is closest to the sun
  • Mercury does not have a moon
  • A day on Mercury is equal to 176 days on Earth
  • The surface of Mercury is similar to that of the Earth’s moon
venus
Venus
  • Venus is the Second planet from the sun
  • A day on Venus is longer than a year on Venus!!!
  • The Atmosphere is composed of Carbon Dioxide
  • Venus has no moons
  • Called Earth’s sister planet
earth
Earth
  • The third planet from the sun
  • The only planet that supports life in our Solar System
  • Earth has 1 moon
  • 71% of the Earth’s crust is

covered with water

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Mars
  • Fourth from the sun
  • Last of the Terrestrial (Earth-like) planets
  • Called the Red planet because of its color
  • Mars has 2 moons; Phobos and Deimos
jupiter
Jupiter
  • Jupiter is the 5th planet from the sun and is the largest planet in the Solar System
  • Jupiter is the first of the Gas planets
  • Jupiter has 61 known moons!!!
saturn
Saturn
  • Saturn is the 6th planet from the sun
  • Saturn is best known for its rings
  • The rings around Saturn are made up of frozen gases, water ice and rock. So the rings are not solid bands around the planet
  • There are 31 moons orbiting Saturn
uranus
Uranus
  • Uranus is the 7th planet from the sun
  • It, along with Neptune, are the only planets whose orbits overlap each other
  • Uranus has 21 moons
neptune
Neptune
  • Neptune is the 8th planet from the sun
  • A year on Neptune is equal to over 164 years on earth!!
  • There are 11 known moons, Triton is the largest!
pluto
Pluto
  • Pluto is the 9th planet from the sun and the smallest in the Solar System
  • Pluto has 1 moon, Charon
  • Pluto is the rockiest of the outer planets
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Sorry, Try Again
  • This was not the right choice. Please review the information and try to answer the question again
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Congratulations!!!
  • YAY!!!!!!! You got the question right!!!
which two planets represent the largest planet in the solar system and the smallest
Which two planets represent the largest planet in the Solar System and the smallest?
  • Saturn and Earth
  • Uranus and Venus
  • Mercury and Mars
  • Jupiter and Pluto
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Congratulations!!!
  • YAY!!! You got the question right!!!!
about me
About Me
  • My name is Amanda Pumfrey
  • I am 22 years old.
  • I hope to be a middle school
  • History teacher one day!
  • My love right now is AFW,

the co-ed service fraternity

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