Section 1: The Solar System

Our solar system consists of our nearest star, the Sun, and all the objects that orbit around it - including the planets, dwarf planets, asteroids and comets.  In this section, you will learn more about all these parts.

Solar System

Our Solar System - sizes of the planets are to scale but the distances are not. (credit: International Astronomy Union)


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