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Trapped in a bubble! Scientists shed light on the Earth's galactic neighbourhood

Complex: The Sun is seen as central to our solar system, but even that is on its own journey through the Local Bubble

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All The Planets, Aligned In One Beautiful Picture

Alignment is seen in the picture with slices of the different planets placed together in such away that it makes the basic shape of planets which is spherical.

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Solar System) Here is the Far from the beautiful near and far. We are blessed. We are part of something so much bigger than us. And to take the time to see the beauty in everything is priceless.

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Can You Identify The Planets In Our Solar System Just From A Close Up Picture?

Test your knowledge to see how much you actually know about the planets in our solar system!

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Our Solar System to Scale

Our Solar System to Scale (I think this lesson could be easily modified for upper elementary science classes--and would make a great hook or culminating activity for a Solar System unit!)

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Solar System Montage This is a montage of images taken by spacecraft. Included are (from top to bottom) Mercury, Venus, Earth (and Moon), Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Image Credit: NASA/JPL

solar system - The Solar System consists of the Sun and those celestial objects bound to it by gravity, all of which formed from the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately 4.6 billion years ago.

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