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The earth in the solar system

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  • 1. PLANET EARTH IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  • 2. UNIVERSE  Definition- : The Universe comprises everything we perceive to exist physically, space, time, all forms of matter and energy.
  • 3. GALAXY Definition- Galaxies are star systems made up of hundreds of thousands or even billions of stars in addition to gas and dust.
  • 4. MILKYWAY GALAXY
  • 5. OTHER GALAXIES OF THE UNIVERSE
  • 6. A CLUSTER OF GALAXIES
  • 7. NEBULA-THE BIRTHPLACE OF A STAR
  • 8. A STAR  Definition—  A huge ball of gas held together by gravity. The central core of a star is extremely hot and produces energy. Some of this energy is released as visible light which makes the star glow.  Stars come in different sizes, colours and temperatures.
  • 9. PLEIADES CLUSTER OF STARS
  • 10. IMAGES OF THE SUN
  • 11. CONSTELLATION  Definition—  A group of stars seen as forming a figure or design in the sky, many of which are based on mythological traditions from ancient Greek and Middle Eastern Civilisation.  There are 88 officially recognised constellations.
  • 12. CONSTELLATION-URSA MAJOR AND ORION
  • 13. SOLAR SYSTEM Definition- The solar system consists of the Sun, its eight major planets, the dwarf planets and small bodies, clouds of dust and gas.
  • 14. OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
  • 15. PLANET Definition- Planet is a celestial body that 1) Is in orbit around the Sun 2) has sufficient mass to assume a round shape 3) Has cleared the neighbourhood around its orbit.
  • 16. PLANET JUPITER AND ITS SATELLITES
  • 17. PLANET SATURN AND ITS SATELLITES
  • 18. PLANET EARTH AND ITS SATELLITE-MOON
  • 19. ADWIN ALDRIN EXPLORING THE SEA OF TRANQUILITY(MOON)
  • 20. ASTEROIDS  Any number of numerous small, often irregular shaped rocky bodies that orbit the sun, primarily in the asteroid belt, A region between the orbits of mars and Jupiter .
  • 21. ASTEROID BELT
  • 22. INDIVIDUAL ASTEROIDS
  • 23. METEOROID, METEOR, METEORITE  Meteoroid is a solid object moving in interplanetary space, of a size considerably smaller than an asteroid and considerably larger than an atom.  Meteor is the visible streak of light that occurs when a meteoroid enter the earth’s atmosphere.  Meteorite is a portion of a meteoroid or asteroid that survives its passage through the atmosphere and impacts with the ground without being destroyed.
  • 24. METEOROIDS
  • 25. METEOR SHOWER
  • 26. SAMPLES OF METEORITES
  • 27. BERRINGER IMPACT CRATER[ARIZONA]
  • 28. COMETS
  • 29. BLACK HOLES
  • 30. HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
  • 31. PARANAL SPACE OBSERVATORY
  • 32. HOPE YOU ENJOYED THIS PRESENTATION! MADE BY: DOYEL GANGULY www.udgamschool.com

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