The solar system

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These things are all in the soloar system

  • The solar system has a star (the sun) in the middle
  • There are eight planets (including the Earth) orbiting the sun in almost circular paths
  • There are also moons that orbit planets
  • Smaller objects like dwarf planets, comets and asteroids also orbit the sun

Stars and planets are very different from each other

  • Stars are hugs, very hot and very far away
  • Stars also give out lots of light
  • Planets are much smaller than stars and only reflect light

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