Objects in our Solar System

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What are the planets in order of the distance from the Sun?

Mercury

Venus

Earth

Mars

Jupiter

Saturn

Uranus

Neptune

What are satellites?

Satellites are something that orbit a planet, an example of a natrual satellite is a moon.

What is the definition of a planet?

A planet is something that:

  • is orbiting the Sun
  • is large enough to be spherical
  • has cleared it's orbit of other objects.

What are three well known dwarf planets?

  • Ceres
  • Pluto
  • Eris

What is the definition of an asteroid?

An asteroid is something that:

  • Is larger than…

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