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Solar System

Solar System includes planets, moon, our sun, asteroids, comets, kuiper belt, oort cloud, asteroid belt, dwarf planets and other objects. There are 8 planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Pluto is a dwarf planet. Asteroid Belt lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Beyond Neptune's orbit lies the Kuiper belt and the Oort Cloud. Our Solar System is located in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way galaxy. Closest star to Earth is our Sun. Humans have only visited our moon, however, in the future they may explore beyond Earth orbit and possibly to asteroids and Mars.

Mars Surface

Mars Surface has mainly a cold, dry, desert landscape of sand and rocks and features like volcanoes, canyons, and valley. Planet Mars Surface has been...

Asteroid Belt

The Asteroid Belt is the region of interplanetary space between Mars and Jupiter where most asteroids are found. It contains irregularly shaped chunks of...

Our Solar System

Our Solar System consists of the Sun and the eight planets, their moons, dwarf planets, asteroids, Kuiper belt objects, Oort Cloud, comets, meteoroids and interplanetary...

Near Earth Asteroids

Most Near Earth Asteroids are believed to be main belt asteroids that were knocked out of the belt by collisions with other asteroids and/or...

Our Sun

Our Sun is our closest star to our Earth. It is at least 4.5 billion years old. Without the Sun, the Earth would not be able...

Rings of Jupiter

Jupiter's ring system is so faint it was more than 350 years after the planet was first discovered that it was found to have...

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto is a Dwarf Planet in the Kuiper Belt. It used to be classed a planet and used to be the farthest known planet...

The Planet Neptune

The Planet Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun. It is also known as the Blue Giant. Neptune is the fourth and outermost...

The Planet Uranus

The Planet Uranus is the third largest planet in the solar system, is a Gas Giant and is the seventh planet from the sun....

The Planet Saturn

The Planet Saturn is the second largest planet. It is the next planet after Jupiter. Saturn is named after a Roman God and is...