Facts about our Solar System

Our Solar system contains a lot of planets,stars and satellites! There are lots of stars in the universe but the sun is of course the largest! Ceres,Pluto,Haumea l,Makemake and Eris are dwarf planets. The sun is in the centre of our solar syste. People think that the sun is about 4,600 million years old. It has a diameter of 1,392,684 km, It's 330,060!times heavier than the Earth! There are 8 main planets. Which include, Mercury,Venus,Earth,Mars,Jupiter,Saturn,Uranus and Neptune. Did you know space is completely silent? Space isn't always cold ! The hottest planet is about 450 celcius. NASA has recorded eerie space sounds. Did you know sunsets on Mars are blue? Mercury and Venus are the only planets without moons.

Here are some more mind blowing facts!:

. There are 176 moons that orbit the planets in our solar system

. Some moons are bigger than Mercury!

. If a star is too close to a black hole, it can be torn apart

. Venus is the hottest planet

. The solar system is 4.57 billion years old

. Enceladus is one of Saturn's moons and reflects 90•/• of the Suns light

. The highest mountain in space is the Olympus Mone on Mars

Thank you for reading my post and enjoy your day!

Precious Heart,

Comments (2)

You must be logged in with Student Hub access to post a comment. Sign up now!