Introduction to the Solar System. Chapter 6. The Sun. Mass in Solar System. Solar System Temperatures. 350 F. 45 F. -390 F. Comparative Planetology. Categorize planets by properties Compare similarities and differences Ask: What physical processes can explain these properties?.
Workbook Exercise: “Sun Size” (p. 63-65 in Workbook)
If you were constructing a scale model of the solar system that used a Sun that was the size of a basketball (approximately 12 inches in diameter), which of the following lengths would most closely approximate the scaled distance between Earth and the Sun?
of the Solar System!
The Asteroid Belt
Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud