Notes 2 Week 5 The Solar System and other planetary systems
Characteristics of our Solar System Chapter 6 - 15.
Link for Chapter 6:
For the individual planets Ch 7-14
1.The terrestrial planets are named after
2.The terrestrial planets consist of
3.The gas giant planets are
4.Which is usually the most distant planet from the Sun?
5.The asteroids are found mostly between
6.Which kind of planet has the mos
1. How many stars are in our solar system?
2. Between which 2 planets is the asteroid belt located?
Mars and Jupiter.
3. How are the contents of our solar system classified?
One star; 8 planets; interplanetary matter; asteroids; comets; meteoroids.
1. What are constellations?
Constellations are patterns we perceive in the stars apparent position in the night sky, from Earths
point of view. They are identified as regions of the sky, mapped out on the celestial sphere