The Solar System
From our small world we have gazed upon the cosmic ocean for thousands of years. Ancient astronomers observed points of light that appeared to move among the stars...
The Solar System is the gravitationally bound system comprising the Sun and the
objects that orbit it, either directly or indirectly. Of those objects that orbit the ...
Our solar system consists of a star we call the Sun, the planets Mercury, Venus,
Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto; the satellites of the ...
Uranus. Neptune. Dwarf Planets. Comets. Kuiper Belt. Hypothetical 'Planet X'.
Oort Cloud. Beyond Our Solar System. What is a Planet? Compare the Planets ...
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from National Geographic.
Part of NASA's Office of Space Science that describes NASA's program to explore
the solar system.
Online 3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky in real time - the Sun,
planets, dwarf planets, comets, stars and constellations.
Our solar neighborhood is an exciting place. The Solar System is full of planets,
moons, asteroids, comets, minor planets, and many other exciting objects. Learn
Jan 22, 2016 ... Learn how our solar system formed, how it was discovered and the names of the
planets, dwarf planets and regions of space that orbit our sun.
The solar system consists of the Sun; the eight official planets, at least three "
dwarf planets", more than 130 satellites of the planets, a large number of small ...