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Solar System Facts
Small planets like
lack atmosphere because their
could not hold gas molecules.
, and Dwarf Planet
have no known moons.
Neptune’s moon Triton is the
only large moon
to orbit its
in the opposite direction of the parent planet’s rotation.
All the planets, with the exception of Mercury, have
almost circular orbits
is a blanket of energy particles that
the solar system from interstellar gases and clouds.
is the most volcanically active celestial body in the solar system. There are over
150 active volcanoes
The Sun isn’t yellow or red. Its true color is
. It appears yellow or red because of the
Planets, Dwarf Planets, Asteroids, and comets are actually
of the process of
The sun turns
700 million tonnes
of hydrogen into
695 million tonnes
of helium per second, with the remaining 5 million tonnes converting to
As Earth’s surface is dominated by liquid water, Titan’s surface is dominated by