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  • 1. The Solar System
    By Allison Conrad
  • 2. Sun
  • 3. Sun
    A star in the middle of our Solar system
    Also known as Sol
    Trillions of other stars in the universe like it
    Made of dust and gas draw together by a common Gravity
    Started to provide its own light, heat, and energy
    Around 1 million Degrees
  • 4. Mercury
  • 5. Mercury
    Named after the Roman Version of Hermes, the Messenger God
    Less gravity because it’s smaller than Earth
    Made mostly of leftover iron from when the Sun formed
    Cold because it have no molten core
    Too small to have an atmosphere
    No moons
  • 6. Venus
  • 7. Venus
    Named after the Roman version of Aphrodite, goddess of love
    Does have an atmosphere
    Very hot surface
    Liquid molten core
    No moons
    Same size as Earth
    1 orbit of the Sun: 224.701 days
    1 rotation: 243.16 days
  • 8. Earth
  • 9. Earth
    Roman name for the Greek go Gaea, or mother Earth, Who was married to Uranus
    Biggest terrestrial (dense, solid) planet
    Only planet with life (known for fact)
    One moon named Luna
    Orbit of the sun – 365.3 days
    1 rotation – 23 hours, 56 minutes
  • 10. Mars
  • 11. Mars
    The Roman name for Ares, god of war
    Two moons
    Closest temperature to Earth out of all the other planets
    You would weigh a lot less on Mars compared to Earth
    1 orbit of the Sun: 686.98 days
    1 rotation: 24 hours 37 mintues
  • 12. Jupiter
  • 13. Jupiter
    The roman name for Zeus, king of the gods
    You would weigh more on Jupiter than on Earth
    Has many storms including the biggest one, the big red spot
    Has no solid surface
    At least 63 moons
    Made of hydrogen and water
    1 orbit of the Sun: 4332.59 days
  • 14. Saturn
  • 15. Saturn
    Roman name for Kronos, who overthrew Uranus to become king of the gods, and then was defeat by his son, Jupiter
    The rings are 169,800 miles wide
    34 moons
    Made of methane and helium
    1 orbit of the sun: 10,759.2 days
    1 rotation: 10 hours 13 minutes
  • 16. Uranus
  • 17. Uranus
    King of the gods until overthrown, also married to Earth
    Spins on it’s side
    Large, rocky core
    Almost identical to Neptune
    27 moons
    1 orbit of the Sun: 30, 684 days
    1 rotation: 17.2 hours
  • 18. Neptune
  • 19. Neptune
    The roman name for Poseidon, god of the sea
    Has a giant storm known as the Great Dark Spot
    6 rings
    13 moons
    1 orbit of the Sun: 60, 190 days
    1 rotation: 16 hours 17 minutes
  • 20. Pluto
  • 21. Pluto
    The roman name for Hades, god of the underworld
    Also known as the Dwarf planet
    Was officially disnamed as a planet in 2006
    3 moons
    1 orbit of the Sun: 90, 465 days
    1 rotation: 6 days, 9 hours
  • 22. Bibliography
    "NASA - Honey, I Shrunk the Solar System." NASA - Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nasa.gov/vision/universe/solarsystem/planetsf-20060824.html>.
    "The Solar System." Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Jan. 2011. <http://kidsastronomy.com/the

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