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1. The Solar System
By: Calley Rivard

2. 8 official planets
+130 Satallites
3 dwarf planets

3.The Sun
Largest
Temperature of 6,000 C.
A star
Planets orbit around sun

4.Mercury
Closest to sun
second smallest
visited twice

5.Venus
second planet from sun
6th largest planet
Jewel of the Sky
Earth's sister planet

6.Earth
3rd planet from sun
most dense
Has 1 moon
life on planet

7.Mars
4th planet from sun
7th largest planet
Red Planet
2 moons

8.Jupiter
Largest planet
5th planet from sun
Red Spot
4 moons

9.Saturn
6th planet from sun
2nd largest
Least dense
Ring system

10.Uranus
7th planet from sun
3rd largest
first planet discovered
blue green color

11.Neptune
4th largest
8th planet from sun
4 rings
orbits every 165 years

12.Pluto
Discoverd 1930
considered ninth planet
2006 now Dwarf Planet

13. Sources
Information/Pictures:http://www.solarviews.com/eng/index.htm http://nineplanets.org/
Music:http://www.archive.org/details/MusicFromTheStars-APieceForSymphonicWindBand
Artist/Composer:Alessandro Palazzani
Song Title:Music From The Stars-A Piece For Symphonic Wind Band

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  • THE SOLAR SYSTEM
    By: Calley Rivard
  • Facts
    Made up of 8 official planets and the sun
    +130 Satellites
    At least 3 dwarf planets
  • The Sun
    Largest object
    Temperature of 6,000°C
    A star
    Planets orbit around sun
  • Mercury
    Closest planet to the sun
    Second smallest planet
    Visited twice-Mariner 10 & Messenger
  • Venus
    Second planet from sun
    Sixth largest planet
    Nicknamed: Jewel of the Sky
    Earth’s sister planet
  • Earth
    Third planet from sun
    Most dense planet
    Has one moon:-“The moon”
    Only known planet with life
  • Mars
    Fourth planet from sun
    Seventh largest planet
    “Red planet”
    Two moons-Phobos, Deimos
  • Jupiter
    Largest planet
    Fifth planet from sun
    Red spot similar to hurricaneon earth
    Four moons:-Io, Europa, Ganymede,Callisto
  • Saturn
    Sixth planet from sun
    Second largest planet
    Least dense
    Ring system split into different parts
  • Uranus
    Seventh planet from sun
    Third largest planet
    First planet discovered-William Herschel
    Blue green color
  • Neptune
    Fourth largest planet
    Eighth planet from sun
    Four narrow and faint rings
    Orbits the sun every 165 years
  • Pluto
    Discovered in 1930
    Was considered the ninth planet
    As of 2006 it is now considered a “Dwarf Planet”
  • Sources
    Information and Pictures:http://www.solarviews.com/eng/index.htmhttp://nineplanets.org/
    Music:Artist/Composer: Alessandro PalazzaniSong Title: Music From The Stars-A Piece For Symphonic Wind Bandhttp://www.archive.org/details/MusicFromTheStars-APieceForSymphonicWindBand