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Terrestrial Planet Facts

Terrestrial planets are those that have hard surfaces because they are primarily composed of rock and/or metals. Many planets do not have a hard surface...

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Sun Facts

The Sun is a huge star at the center of our solar system. It gives us life on Earth and all planets orbit around it. It is millions of years old, made of a big...

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Solar System Facts

The Solar System is a very exciting place. Much of it is still unknown to us and we discover new things about it every day. As technology is advancing so is...

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Solar Eclipse Facts

A solar eclipse is when a line forms between the Sun, the Moon and the Earth. The moon blocks a portion of the Sun’s light and creates a large shadow on the...

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Phobos Facts

Mars has two moons, Deimos and Phobos. Deimos is the smaller of the two, with the larger being Phobos. Deimos was discovered by an American scientist in 1877...

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Oort Cloud Facts

The Oort Cloud is found on the very edge of the Solar System and houses many small icy objects. It surrounds the entire solar system in a spherical shape and...

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Moons in Our Solar System

There are 181 known moons in our Solar System which are orbiting planets and drawf planets. Despite there being so many moons not every planet or drawf planet...

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Moon Facts

The Moon, otherwise known as Luna, is the only natural satellite of Earth. It created 4.6 billion years ago, and it is widely accepted that it was created when...

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