The Solar System The Sun, Planets, And Our Moon
Our Solar System Today we will learn about: The Sun The 8 Planets One Dwarf Planet The Earth’s Moon
Important words Orbit – The time is takes a planet to go around the Sun. Revolution – The time is takes a planet to spin (rotate) around one time. Axis – The imaginary line through the center of a planet, that a planet rotates around.
Is a Star in the Milky Way Galaxy The Sun is at the Center of our Solar System All planets, their moons, comet, and Asteroids all orbit the Sun The Sun is 10,000 degrees F 109 times the size of the Earth
Used to be the 9th Planet from the Sun In 2006 it was decided that Pluto is actually what they now call a Dwarf Planet. Due to its size and Irregular orbit Orbits the Sun every 248 days Makes one revolution every 248 years
Sources All facts and pictures were provided by http://www.nasa.gov