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Great knowledge about our solar system

Filed under: Geography on 2021-06-04 21:07:19
    The Sun is 93 million miles from the Earth. The light from the Sun only takes 8 minutes to travel to the Earth, but it would take Usain Bolt – the fastest man on Earth – 450 years to run from the Sun to the Earth.
    The Earth travels around the Sun in a loop that is shaped a bit like an o

What is proxima centuary?

Filed under: Geography on 2021-06-04 21:05:42
The nearest star to the Earth after the Sun is Proxima Centuri. It is red dwarf that is smaller and colder than our Sun and gives off a lot less light. Even though it is the closest star outside the Solar System, the light from it is too faint to see except with a telescope. Proxima Centuri is 24 tr

Definitions of heavenly bodies

Filed under: Geography on 2021-06-04 21:04:18
Asteroid – Asteroids are bodies of rock and ice in space. Millions of asteroids orbit the Sun -most between Mars and Jupiter. They vary in size between 1 metre across and 600 miles across.
Atmosphere – the layer of gas around a planet
Comet – a comet is a body of ice, dust and bits of rock t

Brief knowledge about our Planets

Filed under: Geography on 2021-06-04 21:02:17
Mercury – this is the closest planet to the Sun. It is the smallest planet and is made of rock. It is so close to the Sun that it only takes 88 days for it to complete its orbit and is much hotter than Earth.

Venus – Venus is the next planet from the Sun after Mercury. It is also made of rock