What is the solar system?

Solar system facts

  • The Sun is a star.
  • The Earth is one of eight planets that travel around the Sun.
  • The planets are called Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
  • The solar system is also home to lots of asteroids, moons, and dwarf planets such as Pluto.

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