The Solar System
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  • 1. The Solar System
    • The Solar System is the astronomical name for the Sun and the collection of planets , comets and other objects moving around it.
  • 2.
    • The Earth moves around the Sun in an oval shaped, or "elliptical" orbit .
    • The other planets in the Solar System also move around the Sun in elliptical orbits .
  • 3.
    • The biggest objects that go around the Sun are called planets . Most of the planets have moons that orbit around them.
  • 4.
    • These are the eight planets , three dwarf planets moving around the Sun .
  • 5.
    • The terrestrial inner planets ( Mercury , Venus , Earth and Mars ) are the four closest planets to the sun and all have rocky surface.
  • 6. Between Mars and Jupiter is the asteroid belt and after that are the Gas Giants, Jupiter , Saturn , Uranus and Neptune . They are all bigger than the Earth and are mostly made up of gas.
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    • And there is another asteroid belt called the Kuiper belt . It contains many comets and asteroids and the dwarf planets Pluto , Ceres , and Eris .