The Solar System<br />Erica Limer<br />February 25, 2011<br />Picture Provided By:    http://www.universetoday.com/15451/t...
The Sun<br /><ul><li>About 10,000 degrees F
Exists in the center of the Solar System, and is bigger than anything in the Solar System. </li></ul>http://curious.astro....
Mercury <br /><ul><li>Closest to the sun
Many craters on Mercury
There is no atmosphere around Mercury</li></ul>Atmosphere-<br /> The gases surrounding our planet which includes the oxyge...
Venus<br /><ul><li>The Hottest Planet in the Solar System.</li></ul>Why is this?<br /><ul><li>Thick atmosphere
The amount of gases in Venus’s atmosphere makes Venus extremely hot.
Second Planet from the Sun.
Earth is a comparable size. </li></ul>http://shayol.bartol.udel.edu/~rhdt/diploma/lecture_7/<br />
Earth<br /><ul><li> Has an atmosphere (composed of nitrogen and oxygen).
Has one moon (Luna)
Around 7 billion people inhabit Earth.</li></ul>http://ircamera.as.arizona.edu/NatSci102/NatSci102/lectures/earth.htm<br />
Mars<br /><ul><li> Fourth planet from the Sun.
The last of the four terrestrial planets.
Could possibly have had life  on it at one point in time.
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  1. 1. The Solar System<br />Erica Limer<br />February 25, 2011<br />Picture Provided By: http://www.universetoday.com/15451/the-solar-system/<br />
  2. 2. The Sun<br /><ul><li>About 10,000 degrees F
  3. 3. Exists in the center of the Solar System, and is bigger than anything in the Solar System. </li></ul>http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/sun.php<br />
  4. 4. Mercury <br /><ul><li>Closest to the sun
  5. 5. Many craters on Mercury
  6. 6. There is no atmosphere around Mercury</li></ul>Atmosphere-<br /> The gases surrounding our planet which includes the oxygen we breathe. <br />http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html<br />
  7. 7. Venus<br /><ul><li>The Hottest Planet in the Solar System.</li></ul>Why is this?<br /><ul><li>Thick atmosphere
  8. 8. The amount of gases in Venus’s atmosphere makes Venus extremely hot.
  9. 9. Second Planet from the Sun.
  10. 10. Earth is a comparable size. </li></ul>http://shayol.bartol.udel.edu/~rhdt/diploma/lecture_7/<br />
  11. 11. Earth<br /><ul><li> Has an atmosphere (composed of nitrogen and oxygen).
  12. 12. Has one moon (Luna)
  13. 13. Around 7 billion people inhabit Earth.</li></ul>http://ircamera.as.arizona.edu/NatSci102/NatSci102/lectures/earth.htm<br />
  14. 14. Mars<br /><ul><li> Fourth planet from the Sun.
  15. 15. The last of the four terrestrial planets.
  16. 16. Could possibly have had life on it at one point in time.
  17. 17. Many rovers have been sent to Mars to investigate the planet. </li></ul>http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html<br />
  18. 18. Jupiter<br /><ul><li> Biggest Planet in the Solar System.
  19. 19. The red arrow is pointing to the storm on Jupiter that has been occurring for hundreds of years.
  20. 20. The first of the Jovian planets.
  21. 21. More than fifty moons, and has rings just like the other Jovian planets. </li></ul>http://sos.noaa.gov/datasets/solar_system/jupiter.html<br />
  22. 22. Saturn<br />http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap041225.html<br /><ul><li> Second of the Jovian planets, sixth from the sun.
  23. 23. Very noticeable rings
  24. 24. Made of Hydrogen and Helium
  25. 25. Many moons</li></li></ul><li>Uranus<br /><ul><li> The planet in the solar system that rotates on the side.
  26. 26. Seventh planet from the sun, and third of the Jovian planets.
  27. 27. Rings and moons, similar to the other Jovian planets. </li></ul>http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html<br />
  28. 28. Neptune<br /><ul><li>Eight and final planet from our Sun.
  29. 29. Has rings and moons just like the other Jovian planets.
  30. 30. Has a blue color to it, and is the smallest of the Jovian planets. </li></ul>http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html<br />
  31. 31. Pluto<br /><ul><li> New classification as a part of the Kuiper Belt.
  32. 32. Rock and ice cover the surface.
  33. 33. Used to be the ninth planet from the Sun. </li></ul>http://news.cnet.com/pluto-is-a-planet-again-in-illinois/<br />
  34. 34. Milky Way<br />Milky Way view from ground on Earth<br />Milky Way Galaxy from outside the Solar System <br />http://www.utahskies.org/2009/01/07/1564/<br />http://www.thecommentfactory.com/interview-documentary-photographer-jim-richardson-on-meaning-technology-and-kansas-1867/<br />
  35. 35. Asteroid Belt<br /><ul><li>Asteroid- A piece of rock in space, that can vary in size.
  36. 36. Some can be as big as forty miles wide, some can be as small as a penny. </li></ul>http://www.odec.ca/projects/2008/wang8c2/regions/asteroid.htm<br />
  37. 37. Kuiper Belt<br /><ul><li> The place where Pluto is said to exist, and where the outer layer of asteroids exist. </li></ul>http://science.pppst.com/space/kuiperbelt.html<br />
  38. 38. Comets<br /><ul><li> A ice and dust ball that comes from near the Kuiper Belt.
  39. 39. The comet tail is the part at the end of the comet. </li></ul>http://www.kidsastronomy.com/comets.htm<br />
  40. 40. Sources and References<br /><ul><li>http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm
  41. 41. http://www.solarviews.com/eng/solarsys.htm
  42. 42. http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm
  43. 43. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atmosphere
  44. 44. http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/sun.php
  45. 45. http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html
  46. 46. http://shayol.bartol.udel.edu/~rhdt/diploma/lecture_7/
  47. 47. http://ircamera.as.arizona.edu/NatSci102/NatSci102/lectures/earth.htm
  48. 48. http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html
  49. 49. http://sos.noaa.gov/datasets/solar_system/jupiter.html
  50. 50. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap041225.html
  51. 51. http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html
  52. 52. http://www.wwu.edu/depts/skywise/a101_planets.html
  53. 53. http://news.cnet.com/pluto-is-a-planet-again-in-illinois/
  54. 54. http://www.thecommentfactory.com/interview-documentary-photographer-jim-richardson-on-meaning-technology-and- kansas-1867/
  55. 55. http://www.utahskies.org/2009/01/07/1564/
  56. 56. http://www.odec.ca/projects/2008/wang8c2/regions/asteroid.htm
  57. 57. http://science.pppst.com/space/kuiperbelt.html
  58. 58. http://www.kidsastronomy.com/comets.htm
  59. 59. http://www.universetoday.com/15451/the-solar-system/</li>

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