Type:

Unit

Description:

This unit outlines the structure of our solar system including characteristics of the various members. It also provides information on how to observe the planets in the night sky.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Other

Keywords:

astronomy stellar system solar system dwarf planet asteroid belt astronomical unit gravity ellipse perihelion aphelion plane ecliptic terrestrial gaseous periodics solar wind Sirius albedo opposition conjunction transition retrograde prograde

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

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License Deed:

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