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Solar system

  1. 1. <ul><li>Composition: all objects (satellites) orbiting the Sun, including the eight major planets and their satellites, asteroids, meteors and comets. </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 69 moons. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Our Sun is a medium yellow star.It´s got a temperature of 6,000 degrees Celsius. It takes 8 minutes for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth </li></ul>The Sun
  3. 3. <ul><li>It´s a rocky planet with a nickel- iron core. </li></ul><ul><li>1st planet from the Sun. </li></ul><ul><li>No Moons. </li></ul><ul><li>It´s the fastest planet orbiting the Sun. </li></ul><ul><li>It heats up and cools down very quickly. </li></ul>Mercury
  4. 4. <ul><li>It´s a rocky planet. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the brights planet visible from Earth. </li></ul>Venus
  5. 5. <ul><li>It´s a rocky planet covered with water. </li></ul><ul><li>Earth is the only planet in our solar system known to support life. </li></ul>Earth
  6. 6. <ul><li>The moon shines because it reflects the light of the Sun. </li></ul>Earth and The Moon
  7. 7. <ul><li>Mars looks red from the rusty iron dust on its surface. </li></ul><ul><li>It has frozen water beneath the surface or at the polar ice caps. </li></ul>Mars
  8. 8. <ul><li>It´s the largest, most massive planet in the solar system. </li></ul><ul><li>It has clouds and immense storms in its atmosphere. </li></ul><ul><li>It has very faint rings. </li></ul><ul><li>It´s a gas giant. </li></ul>Jupiter
  9. 9. <ul><li>It is a long-lasting storm that is larger than the Earth. </li></ul>Jupiter’s Red Spot
  10. 10. <ul><li>Its rings are made of billions of dust and ice. </li></ul><ul><li>It´s the only planet with rings that can be seen from Earth using a simple telescope. </li></ul><ul><li>It is huge but it is not dense at all. It would float in water. </li></ul>Saturn
  11. 11. <ul><li>It is tilted onto its side. </li></ul><ul><li>It orbits the Sun with its poles aimed at the Sun. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a gas planet. </li></ul>Uranus
  12. 12. <ul><li>It´s a frozen gas giant as blue as the deepest ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>It has rings but they appear faint. </li></ul><ul><li>It has eight moons. </li></ul>Neptune
  13. 13. Pluto
  14. 14. <ul><li>Every start visible to the naked eye is part of the Milky Way. </li></ul><ul><li>It cointains over 200 billion stars. </li></ul>Milky Way Galaxy
  15. 15. <ul><li>Composition: dust and ice nucleus; long tail of dust and vaporized gases. </li></ul><ul><li>Composition: rocks and metals. </li></ul><ul><li>Ceres, the largest asteroid, was the first one discovered. </li></ul>Comets & Asteroids
  16. 16. Solar System

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