The solar system

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  • Created on: 02-05-16 21:21
The name of the star in the centre of our solar system is called the...
Sun
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There are.... planets in our ....
There are 8 planets in our solar system
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Describe the shape of the planets
the 8 planets are spherical in shape
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Describe the general shape of the orbits of these planets around the sun
These 8 planets move in a nearly circular orbit around the Sun
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The four closest planets to the Sun are made of... and the other four are make of..
The four closest planets to the sun are made of solid and the other four are made of gas
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Each planet may have a ... orbiting around it
A moon
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Asteroids are...
Irregular lumps of rock
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Where are Asteroids usually found?
Asteroids are usually found near circular orbit between Mars and Jupiter
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Comets are...
Comets are small objects made of rock and ice
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Describe the orbit of Comets
Comets have elongated orbits around the Sun
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Give a named example of a dwarf planet
Pluto is an example of a dwarf planet
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Nearly... per cent of the Solar systems... is the...
Nearly 99% of the solar systems mass is the Sun
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Which planet is the heaviest?
Jupiter is the heaviest planet
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Which planet has the largest orbit?
Neptune has the largest orbit
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State the order of the planets from heaviest to smallest
(JS.U.N.E.V.MA.MER)
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State the order of the planets from largest orbit to smallest
NE.UR.JU.MA.EA.VE.ME
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There are 8 planets in our solar system

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Describe the shape of the planets

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Describe the general shape of the orbits of these planets around the sun

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The four closest planets to the Sun are made of... and the other four are make of..

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