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 Solar system   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Solar System consists of the Sun and all the objects that orbit around it, including meteors, asteroids, comets, moons, and planets.
The Solar System is believed to have formed from the Solar Nebula, the collapsing cloud of gas and dust which gave birth to the Sun.
At the galactic location of the solar system, the escape velocity with regard to the gravity of the Milky Way is about 1000 km/s.
solar-system.ask.dyndns.dk   (2019 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on Solar system [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Earth is the third planet of the Solar System.
Planetesimals, from which the planets were originally formed, are sub-planetary bodies that accreted during the first years of the solar system and that no longer exist.
Small quantities of dust are present throughout the solar system and are responsible for the phenomenon of zodiacal light.
encyclozine.com /Solar_system   (2247 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of the Solar System: Editors
Paul Weissman is a specialist in cometary physics and dynamics, and is the originator of the "primordial rubble pile" model for cometary nuclei.
She conducted the first mineralogical survey of asteroids residing near Earth and has utilized a range of astronomical techniques to investigate the relationship between comets and asteroids.
Torrence Johnson is a leading expert on the natural satellites of the outer solar system.
www.apnet.com /refer/solar/Editors   (388 words)

  
 Planets, astronomical bodies that orbit in the solar system and serve as astrological signs
The planets of the solar system and their mythological references illustrated in color with special astrological symbols, mythological origins, and astronomical information.
While studying the sky, ancient astronomers observed that while most of the stars maintain fixed relative positions, there were a few heavenly bodies that obviously changed their positions in relation to each other and to the greater number of so-called fixed stars.
A small body that is the precursor of a planet in the early stages of solar system development, or the fragmented result of a cataclysmic collision between a planet and another celestial body.
www.wordsources.com /words-mod-planets.html   (1119 words)

  
 The Nine Planets Solar System Tour
This 'road map' of the solar system contains lots of maps and data as well as photos.
This website is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each planet and the major moons in our solar system.
It is possible, perhaps likely, that it will eventually be considered to be our solar system's tenth planet.
www.seds.org /nineplanets/nineplanets   (594 words)

  
 The Solar System Gallery [encyclopedia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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