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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.

The Planet Jupiter

The Planet Jupiter is the LARGEST PLANET in our Solar System. Jupiter has at least 63 moons and they include: Europa, Io, Callisto and Ganymede. Jupiter has...

Planet Mars – the Red Planet

Planet Mars is also called the Red Planet or Red World. Mars is reddish in colour and was named after the god of war of the ancient Romans. Mars...

Planet Venus

The Planet Venus is the second closest planet to the sun. It is located between our Earth and Mercury. It is named after the...