Week 9: The Universe
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The Solar System: The Sun
The Sun is the star at the center of our solar system and by far the largest object in the solar system
The Solar System: The Asteroid Belt
There are hundreds of thousands of rocky objects orbiting around the sun between Mars and Jupiter.
The Solar System
Solar System Facts
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The Planets: Venus
Venus, the second planet from the Sun, is also known as Earths "twin". Venus was the first planet to ever be reached by a space probe. The Soviet probe, Venera 7 was the first probe to land on Venus in 1970. Currently, the European space agency's Venus Express is orbiting the planet.
The Planets: Uranus
Uranus [yoor-uh-nuh s] is the seventh planet from the Sun. It’s barely visible to the naked eye, and is the first planet discovered with the use of a telescope.
The Planets: Saturn
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. Cassini–Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to study the planet Saturn. The probe arrived at Saturn in 2004.