The Terrestrial Planet: The Planets Of Planet In The Planet

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There are many interesting facts about the planets. They are classified in two different categories, which is either a Terrestrial Planet or a Gas Giant. Take Mercury for example, it is one of the terrestrial planets in the Solar System. Also, Mercury may contain ice, it slowly rotates around the Sun so it exposes all of it sides to the Sun’s strong rays, so it’s hard to visualize whether the ice remains solid. Mars has various aspects of its own; some scientists discovered that this planet has water upon its surface. This discovery was encountered by the NASA’s spacecraft Odyssey. The hottest planet is Venus, though Mercury is the closest to the Sun. Venus atmosphere traps the heat from the Sun, like a greenhouse effect and absorbs it. The temperature on Venus is 465 C. Jupiter is the biggest planet and it also rotates the fastest It two and a half times massive than all the other planets and made up of gases that’s why it’s known as the “gas giant”. Earth has a magnetic field that is so strong that its forces reach thousands of kilometers from Earth’s surface to the magnetosphere. Because of the magnetosphere, life can exist on our planet. Saturn is famous for its rings, which can be seen from Earth with the naked eye. Also, Saturn has 62 moons, a few are large, but most of them are tiny. Uranus is the second furthest planet from the sun, so it’s the second coldest planet in our solar system. It is also the only planet to rotate on its side. Neptune has the fastest winds of any of the eight planets, which reach up to at least 2,100 kilometers per hour. The force of gravity on Neptune is almost the same as you feel walking on Earth. As you can see, each planet in our solar system has something different to offer and are full o... ... middle of paper ... ...reason why Earth and the moon aren’t considered a twin planet. The Sun is located at the center of our solar system and is orbited by eight major planets in our solar system which includes: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto even though it’s not considered a planet. The sun consists of 99.86% of the mass in the solar system. Also, due to its size, heat, and chemical makeup, it’s a medium-sized star and classified as a G2 dwarf. Based on the average lifespan of a G2 star, the current age of the sun is predicted to be 4.6 billion years. After all the Hydrogen in the sun has been burned, the sun will carry on for about 130 million more years. During that time, it will extend to the point that it will absorb Mercury, Venus, and the Earth. After that, it will become a red giant. After its red giant chapter, the sun will give out.

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