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AstronomyAstronomy: The scientific study of the Galaxies, Stars, Nebulae, Solar Systems and the Universe. It deals with a celestial objects relationship to the Earth, size, position, composition, motion, evolution and energy. Astronomers use telescopes, satellites, computers, space stations and observatories to study the universe.
Celestial bodies that circles a star and does not emit its own light.
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Little Known Facts:
1. "Mercury is hot, but not too hot for ice" Read More Universe Today
2. "Venus doesnít have any moons, and we arenít sure why."Read More Universe Today
3. "Mars had a thicker atmosphere in the past." Read More Universe Today
4. "Jupiter is a great comet catcher." Read More Universe Today.
5. "You can see Earthís magnetic field at work during light shows" Read More Universe Today.
6. "One million Earths can fit inside the Sun." Astronotes click here for more facts.
7. "Jupiter is so big that you could fit all the other planets in the solar system inside it." Read More Kidzone
8. "Uranusí axis is at a 97 degree angle, meaning that it orbits lying on its side!" Read More Kidzone
9. "Mars is the home of "Olympus Mons", the largest volcano found in the solar system." Read More Kidzone
10. "Jupiter is so big that you could fit all the other planets in the solar system inside it." Read More Kidzone
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