Solar System By. Mya Seaton, Saniya Williams, Kennedy Williams, and Andrei Istrate
Mercury Mercury is the first planet from the Sun. Mercury is about the size of the Earth’s moon. It is covered with craters just like the Moon. Even though it’s the planet closest to Sun, it’s still about 58 million kilometers(36 million mi) from the Sun.
Venus Venus is about the same size as Earth. Clouds made of sulfuric acid make the planet difficult to study from Earth. Venus surface is made of volcanoes, mountain ranges, highland regions, craters, and lava plains.
Earth Earth is the largest of the inner planets. It’s the only planet known to have life and the only one whose surface is made mostly of water. Earth’s distance from The Sun helps the planet maintain a Temperature that supports life.
Mars Mars is nicknamed the red planet Because it looks fiery red from earth. Mars is very small. Its diameter is only Half of earth’s. Venus has dust storms That can last for months. Mars may Have had liquid water found on its Surface.
Jupiter Jupiter is the Largest planet in the Solar system. It has a Diameter that is More than 11 times the earth. Jupiter has 63 moons.
Saturn Saturn has 31 moons. It’s atmosphere Is mostly hydrogen and helium. Saturn has no known solid surface. Saturn has rings that are visible From earth through a telescope.
Uranus Uranus is a gas giant. Uranus Rotates on its side as it orbits the Sun. Uranus has 27 moons.
Neptune Its atmosphere is mainly hydrogen and helium.
Pluto Pluto is a dwarf planet. It has a rocky core.