As you introduce students to the orbits of the planets around our Sun, it is
important ... you might ask why the outer planets take so much longer than the
inner planets. ... First, if you build a scale model of the solar system, you can take
pieces of ...
It takes long for the outer planets to orbit around th Sun because, they are far from
it, and the ... Why does it take outer planets so long to orbit the sun? The outer
planets take longer because they have a greater distance to travel. 3 people
THE INNER PLANETS. The Sun's gravity holds the inner planets tightly as they
revolve around the Sun. The orbits of Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars revolve
faster than the outer ... The inner planets do not have any rings like the gas giants
Jan 12, 2016 ... Why do the other planets take longer to orbit the Sun than the inner ... 1) The
inner planets' orbital paths are shorter than the outer planets' ...
Learn about the outer planets of our solar system: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus,
Neptune, and Pluto. ... Scientists do not think life exists on Jupiter. Jupiter spins
fast on its ... But it takes 165 Earth years for Neptune to make one orbit around the
Gas giants are large planets that contain more than 10 times the mass of Earth ...
The gas and ice giant planets take longer to orbit the Sun because of their great ...
The inner planets (in order of distance from the sun, closest to furthest) are ...
somewhat similar to Earth — although the term can be misleading because ... It
rotates slowly (59 Earth days) relative to the time it takes to rotate around the sun
(88 days). ... A Mars day is slightly longer than 24 Earth hours and it takes the
Planets that are closer to the sun do not take as long to complete their orbit and ...
Venus takes longer to complete a rotation of its axis, 243 days, than it does to ...
Comparison of the inner and outer planets of the solar system. ... One group
contains the four planets closest to the Sun - Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. ...
a much greater distance to cover to complete an orbit, so take much longer to do
Jul 5, 2016 ... The 4 inner planets are the closest to the Sun, and the outer planets are the ...
make up 99 percent of the mass of the celestial bodies that orbit the Sun. ...
Astronomers did not know that there any other planets with rings until ...