Out In Space

Have you ever looked up at the sky at night and wondered just exactly what is out there? Well, you can start finding the answers to your questions right here! A solar system is made up of planets revolving around a star. It can include moons for each planet, comets, asteroids, meteoroids, and interplanetary dust. There can be many solar systems in one galaxy…and there are also many galaxies in the universe! Click on the links to learn more about what’s out there in space.

Videos about the Solar System:

Solar Eclipse

Journey Beneath a Sunspot


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