Solar System

Solar System

Star system



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  • Known planets
    Mercury
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    Venus
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    Mars
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    Jupiter
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    Saturn
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    Uranus
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    Neptune
  • Stars
    Sun
  • Nearest star
    Proxima Centauri
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    Alpha Centauri
  • Distance to Galactic Center
    27,000 ± 1,000 ly
  • Distance to Kuiper cliff
    50 AU
  • Did you know
    There are eight major planets ...
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    The Solar System is the gravitationally bound planetary system of the Sun and the objects that orbit it, either directly or indirectly. Of the objects that orbit the Sun directly, the largest are the eight planets, with the remainder being smaller objects, such as the five dwarf planets and small Solar System bodies.

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News about Solar System
Asteroid mining: Helping to meet Earth s natural resource demands
Asteroid mining: Helping to meet Earth s natural resource demands
..." They essentially hold on to the side of the asteroid for dear life as it screams through the Solar System... 2022-05-14 03:50:08
Nasa scientists spy  largest ever comet
Nasa scientists spy largest ever comet
... " They were unceremoniously tossed out of the Solar System in a gravitational pinball game among the massive outer planets, " it said in a statement... 2022-04-13 23:25:04
Iris: Student-built robot rover on track to explore the Moon
Iris: Student-built robot rover on track to explore the Moon
... Looking beyond this mission, Whittaker says several other innovations have the potential to transform the way robots currently explore the Solar System... 2022-02-03 03:48:04
The companies offering delivery to the Moon
The companies offering delivery to the Moon
... " " I think that LOX (liquid oxygen) and methane is the propulsion [system] that will drive commerce through the Solar System, " says Mr Crain... 2022-01-07 07:12:04
Tech trends 2022: Starships and missing chips
Tech trends 2022: Starships and missing chips
... " This for me would be the real game-changer - it s a way of zipping around the Solar System without towing a massive fuel tank along behind... 2021-12-17 04:20:03
James Webb: A $10bn machine in search of the end of darkness
James Webb: A $10bn machine in search of the end of darkness
... It ll observe just about everything there is to see out there beyond Earth - from the icy moons and comets in our own Solar System to the colossal black holes that seem to reside at the core of all galaxies... 2021-12-15 04:44:05
Ariel: Contract signed to build European planet telescope
Ariel: Contract signed to build European planet telescope
... At the moment, we see very few places that look like our own Solar System... 2021-12-10 03:12:14
Dart: Mission to smack Dimorphos asteroid set for launch
Dart: Mission to smack Dimorphos asteroid set for launch
... Asteroids are the left-over building blocks of the Solar System, with most posing no threat to our planet... 2021-11-23 04:45:04
Unboxed: Oil rig in lido to form part of UK-wide arts event
Unboxed: Oil rig in lido to form part of UK-wide arts event
...A scale model of the Solar System, a decommissioned North Sea oil platform and a pop-up forest will form part of a major UK arts event planned for 2022... 2021-10-21 02:48:04
Solar Orbiter: Europe s sun mission, makes the first pass in the vicinity
Solar Orbiter: Europe s sun mission, makes the first pass in the vicinity
... As it stands today, only five other missions have dived deeper into the inner Solar System: Mariner 10, Helios 1 & 2, Messenger and... 2020-06-15 01:43:00
 Alien comet" has been visitors funny composition
Alien comet" has been visitors funny composition
...Graphics: The interstellar visitors have been detected in our Solar System last year The first known comet to us to visit from another star system with an unusual make-up, according to new research... 2020-04-20 22:07:15
Coronavirus: How can I home-school my children?
Coronavirus: How can I home-school my children?
... Constitution, the coral reefs and the Solar System... 2020-04-20 04:42:23
Declan McKenna is hyper-surreal
Declan McKenna is hyper-surreal
... I don t have the longest attention span, so I had to find new ways that excited me to write songs! the album was a movie, what would be the Slogan? I would, "the fastest gun in the Solar System", only because I love poetry... 2020-04-18 23:53:24
Why is the President Trump mine on the moon want?
Why is the President Trump mine on the moon want?
... There are treasures in the Solar System, the life on earth "Lunar mining is at the top of the pyramid, it is really difficult to achieve," says he could improve... 2020-04-18 22:31:31
The viewing of the Moore through the art
The viewing of the Moore through the art
... This could be on an imaginary trip around the Solar System, or it could be a trip that connects the past with an imagined future - so that work to soothe a time-machine - art... 2020-02-28 04:11:21
New Horizons spacecraft  changed the theory of planet formation
New Horizons spacecraft changed the theory of planet formation
...The Kuiper-belt object Arrokoth is to say, a pristine remnant of the planet formation in action a scientist, you have "the key" overturned the prevailing theory of how the planets in our Solar System originated... 2020-02-16 10:26:26
Meeting of the NASA interns, who discovered a new planet, on his third day
Meeting of the NASA interns, who discovered a new planet, on his third day
... His job? In order to examine the data beamed back about your Transit Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a space telescope that looks for planets outside our Solar System... 2020-02-16 10:09:27
Oldest material on earth discovered
Oldest material on earth discovered
...... 2020-02-16 10:04:54
Great "star nursery  - region in our galaxy found
Great "star nursery - region in our galaxy found
... It is the long, thin extensions of spiral galaxies, the them their name), the closest to our Solar System in the spiral arm (... 2020-02-16 09:52:45
The best space images of 2019
The best space images of 2019
...With some of the blockbuster space missions, in the year 2019, some amazing images were beamed back to earth to the Solar System... 2020-02-16 09:37:48
New engine tech might be faster us to Mars
New engine tech might be faster us to Mars
... Engineers are exploring new technologies that could help us to traverse the Solar System in much less time... 2020-02-16 09:30:31
Gloas and Cruinlagh: Planet and star given Manx names for first time
Gloas and Cruinlagh: Planet and star given Manx names for first time
... More than 110 countries were given an opportunity to name a star and an exoplanet (a planet outside of the Solar System), with each winning entry being recognised internationally... 2020-02-16 09:16:54
Europe s Cheops telescope will profile distant planets
Europe s Cheops telescope will profile distant planets
...Cheops rode into space on a Russian Soyuz rocket flying out of French Guiana The European Cheops space telescope has launched to study planets outside our Solar System... 2020-02-16 09:15:58
Planet Mercury passes across the face of the Sun
Planet Mercury passes across the face of the Sun
... Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System... 2020-02-16 08:04:34
Voyagers shed light on Solar System s structure
Voyagers shed light on Solar System s structure
...Artwork: The Voyager spacecraft were launched in 1977 Data sent back by the two Voyager spacecraft have shed new light on the structure of the Solar System... 2020-02-16 07:49:55
The man who owns 1,000 meteorites
The man who owns 1,000 meteorites
... "Weathering revealed tiny white minerals that were formed early in the Solar System... 2020-02-16 07:15:40
Saturn overtakes Jupiter as the planet with the most moons
Saturn overtakes Jupiter as the planet with the most moons
... But, in the Solar System s youth, when Saturn was in the process of education, a cloud, or "disc" of gas and dust that surrounded the planet... 2020-02-16 06:56:24
Elon Musk upbeat on Starship test flights
Elon Musk upbeat on Starship test flights
... " Artwork: Mr Musk says a Starship could put 100 people on the Moon SpaceX artwork envisions Starship missions going further out across the Solar System The Administrator of the US space agency, Jim Bridenstine, put out an interesting tweet on the eve of the Boca Chica event in which he said he hoped the same enthusiasm shown for the Starship would not distract SpaceX from its Nasa commitments... 2020-02-16 06:41:55
Has found an other interstellar visitors?
Has found an other interstellar visitors?
...Work of art: The comet has a very eccentric orbit An amateur astronomer has discovered a comet that could, from outside our Solar System... 2020-02-16 06:10:48
Water found for the first time on  potentially habitable" planet
Water found for the first time on potentially habitable" planet
... "The earth is really in our own Solar System... 2020-02-16 06:08:48
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