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The Earth     and       Beyond
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The Sun is the star at the centre of  our solar system. The nine planets orbit the sun. Here is a useful mnemonic to help remember their order: M y V ery E asy M ethod J ust S hows U s the N ames of P lanets.
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But what do we know about the Sun? The Sun is 150 million kilometres away from us. It has a massive diameter of 1,393,000 km. Our Sun was probably formed from a large cloud of gas about 5,000 million years ago.
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The moon orbits the Earth. ..  Sun Earth moon ...as the Earth orbits the Sun. 
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As the Earth orbits around the Sun, it also spins  on its own axis; which is tipped,  like a globe’s .
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and therefore receives light. The other half faces away from the Sun,              and so receives very little light.  This part is in night . This part is in
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