Sol System Quest: Exploring the Sun, Moon, and Planets

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What is the Sun mostly made of?

Gas and dust

How long does it take for the Moon to orbit around the Earth?

27 days

Which planet is closest to the Sun?

Mercury

What is Venus often called due to its brightness?

The Morning Star

What is the only planet known to support life?

Earth

Which famous rover landed on Mars in 2012 to explore its surface?

Curiosity

How many moons does Jupiter have?

79

What are Saturn's rings made of?

Ice and dust

Study Notes

Our Solar System

  • The Sun is the center of our solar system, providing warmth and light.
  • The Sun is mostly made of hydrogen and helium.

The Moon

  • The Moon orbits around the Earth.
  • It takes approximately 27.3 days for the Moon to complete one orbit around the Earth.

Mercury

  • Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system.
  • It is the closest planet to the Sun.

Venus

  • Venus is known for its brightness and is often referred to as the Morning or Evening Star.

Earth

  • Earth is the only planet known to support life.
  • It is home to diverse forms of life.

Mars

  • Mars is known as the red planet.
  • The Curiosity Rover landed on Mars in 2012 to explore its surface.

Jupiter

  • Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system.
  • It has a total of 79 known moons.

Saturn

  • Saturn is known for its majestic rings.
  • The rings of Saturn are made up of ice particles and rock debris.

Embark on a celestial journey to test your knowledge of the solar system, exploring the Sun, Moon, stars, and planets.

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