Our Solar System

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Flash cards of some planets and moons in our solar system
Corey Lance
Flashcards by Corey Lance, updated more than 1 year ago
Corey Lance
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THE SUN Star at the center of the Solar System. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma.
MERCURY The smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System.
VENUS Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days.
EARTH Is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the only known planet to harbor life.
MARS Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System.
JUPITER Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.
SATURN Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter.
URANUS Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It has the third-largest planetary radius and fourth-largest planetary mass in the Solar System.
NEPTUNE Neptune is the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun in the Solar System.
PLUTO Pluto is a dwarf planet. A dwarf planet travels around, or orbits, the sun just like other planets. But it is much smaller.
IO With over 400 active volcanoes, Io is the most geologically active object in the Solar System.
Europa Slightly smaller than the Moon, Europa is primarily made of silicate rock and has a water-ice crust
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