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    Orbiting the Sun beyond Neptune, the Kuiper belt is a disk-shaped region that consists mainly of small remnants from the Solar System’s formation. Named after the Dutch American astronomer Gerard P. Kuiper, and also know known ...
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    Pluto is named after the roman god of the underworld and is on average, more than 3.6 billion miles away from the sun. Pluto is in a ...
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    Named for an ancient Roman sea god, Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun at a distance of about 2.8 billion miles or 30.07 AU. It ...
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    On March 13, 1781, German-born astronomer, William Herschel peered through his telescope at what he thought was a comet. After reporting his findings it was realized ...
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    Named after the Roman god of agriculture, Saturn is the second largest planet and the sixth in distance from the Sun. It’s also the furthest planet visible with the ...
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    Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and most massive planet in our solar system. Named after the Roman ruler of the gods and heavens, Jupiter ...
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    Named after the Roman goddess of corn and harvests, Ceres has a diameter of 950 km (590 mi) and is the largest object in the asteroid belt. Composed ...
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    Mars, named after the Roman god of war, is the 4th planet from the sun and has been known since prehistoric times. When its at its nearest to ...
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    The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth. Scientists believe the Moon was created 4.5 billion years ago when a large object hit the Earth and blasted ...
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    Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the largest of the four inner rocky planets in our Solar System. It is the only known planet ...
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    Named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is the Earth’s closest neighbor and the second planet from the Sun at a distance of about 67 ...
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    Named after the Roman messenger God, Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and the the smallest planet in our solar system. Mercury is a rocky planet, ...
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    The Sun is the closest star to Earth and is the center of our solar system. It was born in a vast cloud of gas and dust around 5 billion years ago ...