Research Paper On Solar System
There is always something that you are pondering about. From the periodic table to the circulatory system. But did you know that the majority of people wonder about the Solar System? It is the final frontier, or the one thing that is not fully discovered. There are many unique masses in the Solar System. They range from planets like the earth to rocks such as asteroids, comets, and meteors. But one thing is for certain… every mass has to orbit the sun. The Size of the Sun A key point is that the most important mass of the entire Solar System is the Sun. It is so vast that 1,300,000 Earth’s can fit inside of it! It is 864,400 miles wide! If you think …show more content…
Out of the eight planets in our Solar System, the one we live in is Earth. Earth is the largest terrestrial planet in the Solar System. The terrestrial planets are the planets that are really dense. These planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. The Earth is the third closest planet to the Sun. The order for all the planets in range from the Sun to the Kuiper Belt is: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
What the Earth is Made Of Earth is made up of 71% water and 29% land. Above the core is Earth's mantle, which is made up of rock containing silicon, iron, magnesium, aluminum, oxygen and other minerals. The rocky surface layer of Earth, called the crust, is made up of mostly oxygen, silicon, aluminum, iron, calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium. In astronomy mythology, Earth’s greek name was Gaea.
The History Of earth In astronomy mythology, Earth’s greek name was Gaea. Ongoing, Earth is only 7,926 miles in diameter. Earth also has a long history. 4.54 billion years ago, Earth was created by lumps of material smashed. They soon became welded together. Earth grew until it was large enough to develop a magnetic force – or gravity. This force attracted more materials until the area around earth was free of