31 Amazing Solar System Facts and Interesting Information

31 Amazing Solar System Facts and Interesting Information

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2. If Saturn is kept in water, it floats because of the low density.

3. Jupiter and Saturn are gas giants and mostly composed of hydrogen and helium.

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5. Uranus and Neptune are ice giants mostly composed of ices mixed of water, ammonia and methane.

6. The two planets that don’t have moon are Mercury and Venus.

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8. Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system because of gasses present in the atmosphere, which leads to the greenhouse effect.

9. The solar system is around 4.6 billion years old and it could last for another 5000 million years.

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11. One of the Saturn moon is Enceladus that emits 90% of sunlight reflection and makes it more reflective than snow.

12. The highest mountain that man has encountered is on planet mars known as Olympus Mons , which is 15 miles high and makes 3 times higher than Mount Everest.

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14. The sun is 300,000 times bigger than earth.

15. As there is no wind on the moon, the footprints and tire tracks left by astronauts will stay forever.

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17. 100kg person on earth will weigh 38kg on Mars because of its low gravity on surface levels.

18. It is believed that Jupiter has 67 moons but only 53 of them are named.

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20. A single Martian day is 24 hours 39 minutes and 35 seconds.

21. A recent study declared that there is a significant amount of water present in moon and it is proved by NASA’s Crater Observation and sensing satellite (LCROSS).

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23. The sun takes 25 to 35 days to complete one single rotation.

24. The cause of high and low tides on earth is because of the sun’s and moon’s gravity.

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26. The moon’s age is 4.5 billion years old.

27. Venus has the highest number of volcanoes present, than any other planet in the solar system with 1600.

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29. The blue glow of the Uranus is because of the methane present in the atmosphere that emits out all the red light.

30. The chemicals detected on Saturn’s moon Titan, suggest the presence of organic life.

31. A day on mercury lasts 59 days on earth.

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