In honour of Astronomy Week, here are 10 far-out facts from Did You Know?
- Earth is one of the eight planets that circle the Sun. The Sun and these planets make up a tiny part of the universe known as a solar system!
- On MERCURY, one day is as long as 176 Earth days.
- VENUS is the hottest planet.
- EARTH is the only planet to have living beings on it.
- MARS is covered in rusty red dust.
- JUPITER is so big that it could fit 1,300 Earths inside of it!
- The rings of SATURN are made of ice and rocks.
- URANUS has 27 moons.
- NEPTUNE is the windiest planet.
- PLUTO used to be one of the planets in our solar system, but now scientists call it a “dwarf planet” instead.
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