The solar system includes the sun and anything that moves in an orbit around the sun, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This includes planets, moons, asteroids, meteoroids, comets and other ... More » Science Astronomy

The solar system includes all celestial bodies that are pulled in by the Sun's gravitational force, including the eight planets, dwarf planets, comets, asteroids, meteors, meteorites, moons, the Kuiper belt and the Oort ... More »

Simply put, planets in the solar system revolve around the sun and the solar system is held together by its own gravitational field. The solar system consists of nine planets, the sun, each planet's moons, comets, astero... More »

The most popular theory regarding lunar formation is that a Mars-sized planetoid slammed into the Earth and flung molten debris into orbit around 40 million years after the solar system was created, according to scientis... More »

The solar system is made up of the sun and all the planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids, meteoroids, comets, ice, rocks, artificial satellites and space-faring vessels. Living beings are also in the solar system, alt... More »

When building a solar system model, decide if the model is a box model where the foam balls are cut in half and mounted inside a large cardboard box or a hanging model with the sun at the center. Next gather finger paint... More » Science Astronomy

The formation of the solar system began with the creation of the sun after an exploding supernova caused spherical accumulation of dust particles and gas in a huge swirling cloud called nebula. Planets and other componen... More »