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Kuiper Belt Facts

The Kuiper belt is a disc-shaped area of the solar system found further from the Sun than Neptune. This area is filled with many small bodies including comets...

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Io Facts

Jupiter’s moon Io is the most active volcanic natural satellite in our Solar System. The lava which erupts from its active volcanoes can travel up to 10...

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Ganymede Facts

Galileo Galilei discovered Ganymede in 1610. It is Jupiter’s largest moon and is also the biggest natural satellite in the Solar System. Ganymede is named...

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Deimos 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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Callisto Facts

Callisto is a large moon which orbits Jupiter. It was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, along with Io, Europa and Ganymede. Callisto is the outermost...

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