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Planets in the solar system

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

Asteroid vs meteorid ve meteorite

Asteroid: a large rocky body in space, in orbit around the Sun. Meteoroid: much smaller rocks or particles in orbit around the Sun. Meteorite:a meteor that survives its passage through the earth's atmosphere such that part of it strikes the ground.

What's the gas giants?

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

What's the inner rock planets?

Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars.

What are stars and how do they end their life?

Stars are Basically, stars are big exploding balls of gas, mostly hydrogen and helium.


The increasingly hot core also pushes the outer layers of the star outward, causing them to expand and cool, transforming the star into a red giant.


Describe ISS

The International Space Station is a large spacecraft. It orbits around Earth. It is a home where astronauts live. The space station is also a science lab.

What's a solar flare and its impact on earth?

Solar flares produce high energy particles and radiation that are dangerous to living organisms. However, at the surface of the Earth we are well protected from the effects of solar flares and other solar activity by the Earth's magnetic field and atmosphere.

What is the aurora borelis and where does it come from?

The Aurora is an incredible light show caused by collisions between electrically charged particles released from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere and collide with gases such as oxygen and nitrogen. The lights are seen around the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres.