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Brownie International Communications SUBJECT Booklet 2008 by Andrea.

Using your Solar System booklet, label


the planets and color them correctly.
Uranus is the seventh planet
7th Uranus from the Sun.
• Size: 51,118 km wide. (4 Earths)

1st • Number of moons: 27

• Temperature: -216°C.
2nd So Uranus is SUPER cold!
3rd 5th
• Orbit: 84.01 Earth years
4th
! The clouds that circle the planet
6th Uranus is a gas giant !. are greenish-blue.
It is a ball of gas with a
small rocky core in the ! Uranus also has 11 thin rings.
7th center.
8th

Neptune is the eighth planet


from the Sun. 8th Neptune
Our Solar System has 8 planets.
• Size: 49,528 km wide. (4 Earths)
1st Mercury 5th Jupiter • Number of moons: 13
2nd Venus 6th Saturn
• Temperature: -214°C SUPER cold!
planets 3rd Earth 7th Uranus
• Orbit: 164.8 Earth years.
4th Mars 8th Neptune
Pluto ! Neptune is surrounded by blue
Pluto is a Dwarf Planet on the clouds and dark rings.
outer edge of the solar system.
All planetary data is from • Neptune is a ball of gas and Neptune is
Pluto used t o be the smallest the NASA website
and last planet in the solar has a metal core. It’s the last of named after the
system. However it ’s now
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov god of the sea.
the gas giants !.
called a Dwarf planet.
Jupiter is the fifth planet # The Sun is a star at the
5th Jupiter from the Sun. The Sun center of our Solar System.
• Size: 142,984 km wide. Size: 1,391,000km wide.
11 Earths wide- the biggest x 109
The Sun is 109 Earth’s wide.
planet.
Temperature:
• Number of moons: 62
• Temperature: -148°C REALLY ~15 000 000°C in the center,
cold. ~ 5 500 °C at the surface.
• Orbit: 11.8 Earth years
So, it’s REALLY REALLY hot!
! Jupiter is orange, red, yellow, brown, and white.
On the surface there is a great Red Spot.
# The Sun is a big ball of hot gas,
which gives off light and heat.
Jupiter is the first gas giant !. It’s made of gas and
liquid, and has a small rocky core.
The Sun is a star!
(And all the stars are suns!)
Saturn is the sixth planet
from the Sun.
6th Saturn How we measure time !
• Size: 120,536 km wide.
Bigger than 9 Earths wide.

• Number of moons: 60

• Temperature:-178°C VERY cold! != 1 year =365.25 days != 1 month != 24 hrs = 1 day


• Orbit: 29.46 Earth years The Earth takes The Moon "
1 year (365.25 days) takes 29.5 days
! Saturn is gold, brown and white.
to orbit the Sun. to orbit the Earth.
! Saturn’s famous for it’s beautiful rings
They’re gold, brown, white, red and yellow.
All the planets orbit the Sun.. An orbit is like a circle. !
• Saturn is a gas giant !.
Mercury is the closest " Earth is the third planet
1st Mercury planet to the Sun. 3rd Earth from the Sun.
• Size: 12,756 Km wide.
• Size: 4879 km wide.
(1/3 as wide as the Earth.) • Number of moons: 1

• Number of moons: 0 • Temperature: -90°C to 58°C.


It can feel cold or hot !
• Temperature: - 173 °C (night)
+427 °C (day) • Orbit: Earth takes 365.25 days
So REALLY cold or REALLY hot! (1 year) to orbit the Sun.

• Orbit: 88 Earth days ! From space, Earth looks like a


blue, green and white ball.
! Mercury is made of solid rock.
It’s grey surface is covered with craters. " Earth is the planet WE live on. There’s land and
water on the surface and air in the atmosphere.

Venus is the second Mars is the fourth planet


planet from the Sun. 2nd Venus from the Sun. 4th Mars
• Size: 12,104 km wide.
• Size: 6794 km wide.
(slightly smaller than Earth.)
(About 1/2 the width of Earth.)
• Number of moons: 0
• Number of moons: 2
• Temperature: +480°C VERY hot!
• Temperature: -87°C to -5°C.
• Orbit: 225 Earth days So Mars is a pretty cold place.

! Venus is made of solid rock and • Orbit: 687 Earth days.


has a lot of mountains and Venus is called the ! The surface of Mars is covered Because of it’s red rocks,
volcanoes. It’s grey surface is evening star, as it’s the Mars is called
with red rocks, huge volcanoes
covered by thick yellow clouds first star in the sky at night. The Red Planet.
and lots of craters.
of sulfuric acid.