THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Geograpphy Sec Sch

THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Solar system is the description of the position of the earth and other planets in  relation to the sun. The solar system comprises of the sun and the nine planets. All the planets revolve round the sun in “elliptical orbits”.   The Universe The universe is made up of many heavenly bodies, group of stars […]

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THE EARTH IN SPACE

Man has been inquisitive about the sky, the moon and the stars for a very long time. Now, a lot has been known about the component of the universe and other celestial bodies.   THE SOLAR SYSTEM The sun and all the bodies orbiting round it makes up the SOLAR SYSTEM. The planets and their

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THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM

THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM 

Solar system is the group of heavenly bodies comprising the sun and the nine planets.

The origin of the Solar System

Theories

A theory is a set of reasoned ideas intended to explain facts or events

Passing Star Theory
A star with a greater gravitational pull passed near the sun
It attracted large quantities of gaseous materials from the sun
The materials split, cooled and condensed to form planets
The planets were set in orbit by the passing star

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