The earth in the solar system

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The earth in the solar system

  1. 1. PLANET EARTH IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  2. 2. UNIVERSE  Definition- : The Universe comprises everything we perceive to exist physically, space, time, all forms of matter and energy.
  3. 3. GALAXY Definition- Galaxies are star systems made up of hundreds of thousands or even billions of stars in addition to gas and dust.
  4. 4. MILKYWAY GALAXY
  5. 5. OTHER GALAXIES OF THE UNIVERSE
  6. 6. A CLUSTER OF GALAXIES
  7. 7. NEBULA-THE BIRTHPLACE OF A STAR
  8. 8. A STAR  Definition—  A huge ball of gas held together by gravity. The central core of a star is extremely hot and produces energy. Some of this energy is released as visible light which makes the star glow.  Stars come in different sizes, colours and temperatures.
  9. 9. PLEIADES CLUSTER OF STARS
  10. 10. IMAGES OF THE SUN
  11. 11. CONSTELLATION  Definition—  A group of stars seen as forming a figure or design in the sky, many of which are based on mythological traditions from ancient Greek and Middle Eastern Civilisation.  There are 88 officially recognised constellations.
  12. 12. CONSTELLATION-URSA MAJOR AND ORION
  13. 13. SOLAR SYSTEM Definition- The solar system consists of the Sun, its eight major planets, the dwarf planets and small bodies, clouds of dust and gas.
  14. 14. OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
  15. 15. PLANET Definition- Planet is a celestial body that 1) Is in orbit around the Sun 2) has sufficient mass to assume a round shape 3) Has cleared the neighbourhood around its orbit.
  16. 16. PLANET JUPITER AND ITS SATELLITES
  17. 17. PLANET SATURN AND ITS SATELLITES
  18. 18. PLANET EARTH AND ITS SATELLITE-MOON
  19. 19. ADWIN ALDRIN EXPLORING THE SEA OF TRANQUILITY(MOON)
  20. 20. ASTEROIDS  Any number of numerous small, often irregular shaped rocky bodies that orbit the sun, primarily in the asteroid belt, A region between the orbits of mars and Jupiter .
  21. 21. ASTEROID BELT
  22. 22. INDIVIDUAL ASTEROIDS
  23. 23. METEOROID, METEOR, METEORITE  Meteoroid is a solid object moving in interplanetary space, of a size considerably smaller than an asteroid and considerably larger than an atom.  Meteor is the visible streak of light that occurs when a meteoroid enter the earth’s atmosphere.  Meteorite is a portion of a meteoroid or asteroid that survives its passage through the atmosphere and impacts with the ground without being destroyed.
  24. 24. METEOROIDS
  25. 25. METEOR SHOWER
  26. 26. SAMPLES OF METEORITES
  27. 27. BERRINGER IMPACT CRATER[ARIZONA]
  28. 28. COMETS
  29. 29. BLACK HOLES
  30. 30. HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
  31. 31. PARANAL SPACE OBSERVATORY
  32. 32. HOPE YOU ENJOYED THIS PRESENTATION! MADE BY: DOYEL GANGULY www.udgamschool.com

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