Our Solar System

Neptune

Uranus

Mercury
Venus

Saturn
Earth
Jupiter

Mars
Mercury
 Closest to the sun
 Smallest planet
 Rotates once every 59 earth days.
 One day on Mercury lasts 176 Earth da...
Venus
Second closest planet to the sun
 Brightest celestial body besides the moon and sun.
 Cannot be seen in the middl...
Earth
3rd from the sun
 5th largest planet in the solar system
 More than 4.5 billion years old
Has one natural satell...
Mars
Fourth from the sun
Only planet whose surface can
be seen in detail from the Earth
Reddish in color, the atmospher...
Jupiter
The Fifth planet from the sun
Largest planet in the solar system
Has at least 39 months

Image courtesy of http...
Saturn
Sixth planet from the sun
Has at least 31 moons
The surface on Saturn consists
of liquid and gas

Image courtesy...
Uranus
Seventh planet from the sun
1st planet discovered with a telescope
Atmosphere is a mixture of Hydrogen,
Helium, ...
Neptune
8th and farthest planet from the sun
The atmosphere is mostly hydrogen and helium
Has 8 known moons

Image cour...
Moon
Bigger than Pluto
Only object in the Solar System visited by
humans.
A lunar month is 29.35 days,
1 new moon to t...
Sun
Located 93,000,000 miles from Earth
Closest star to Earth
At least 4.5 billion years old
Has a surface temperature...
Asteroids
The Asteroid Belt is the space between Mars and Jupiter
It contains irregularly shaped chunks of debris called...
Credits:
Web biography:
http://www.slideshare.net/
AnnieFourman/solarsystem-ppt
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Solar Sytem U

2,050 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,050
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
20
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
108
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Solar Sytem U

  1. 1. Our Solar System Neptune Uranus Mercury Venus Saturn Earth Jupiter Mars
  2. 2. Mercury  Closest to the sun  Smallest planet  Rotates once every 59 earth days.  One day on Mercury lasts 176 Earth days.  Very dry, hot, and almost airless Image courtesy of http://zuserver2.star.ucl.ac.uk/~idh/apod/ap011124.html
  3. 3. Venus Second closest planet to the sun  Brightest celestial body besides the moon and sun.  Cannot be seen in the middle of the night  Can be observed in the east at sunrise and the west at sunset Image courtesy of www. zuserver2.star.ucl.ac.uk
  4. 4. Earth 3rd from the sun  5th largest planet in the solar system  More than 4.5 billion years old Has one natural satellite we call the moon.  Oceans cover 70% of Earth’s surface Image courtesy of www.filer.case.edu
  5. 5. Mars Fourth from the sun Only planet whose surface can be seen in detail from the Earth Reddish in color, the atmosphere of Mars is made of carbon dioxide Image courtesy of http://mysite.du.edu/~jcalvert/astro/mars.htm
  6. 6. Jupiter The Fifth planet from the sun Largest planet in the solar system Has at least 39 months Image courtesy of http://www.heavens-above.com/jupiter.asp?lat=0&lng=0&loc=B&alt=0&tz=CET
  7. 7. Saturn Sixth planet from the sun Has at least 31 moons The surface on Saturn consists of liquid and gas Image courtesy of http://www.heavens-above.com/saturn.asp?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=CET
  8. 8. Uranus Seventh planet from the sun 1st planet discovered with a telescope Atmosphere is a mixture of Hydrogen, Helium, and methane Does not have a solid surface Image courtesy of http://www.astro.keele.ac.uk/~rdj/planets/uranus.html
  9. 9. Neptune 8th and farthest planet from the sun The atmosphere is mostly hydrogen and helium Has 8 known moons Image courtesy of http://worldalmanacforkids.com
  10. 10. Moon Bigger than Pluto Only object in the Solar System visited by humans. A lunar month is 29.35 days, 1 new moon to the next. The moon’s gravitational pull on Earth is the main cause of the ocean’s tide.
  11. 11. Sun Located 93,000,000 miles from Earth Closest star to Earth At least 4.5 billion years old Has a surface temperature of 10,000 degrees and a center temperature of 27,000,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
  12. 12. Asteroids The Asteroid Belt is the space between Mars and Jupiter It contains irregularly shaped chunks of debris called asteroids Asteroids made of rock and metal. Mostly nickel and iron
  13. 13. Credits: Web biography: http://www.slideshare.net/ AnnieFourman/solarsystem-ppt

×