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Mon, 01 Oct 2012 08:15:04 GMT | By James Francis
Things You Didn’t Know About the Solar System

Our Solar System

Solar System (© NASA, James Francis)
  • Solar System (© NASA, James Francis)
  • The planets of the solar system (© NASA)
  • Jupiter (© NASA)
  • The Sun (© NASA)
  • The Sun from Mercury (© NASA)
  • Pluto (© NASA)
  • Where are they? (© NASA)
  • Earth's moon (© NASA)
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Bill Bryson once wrote that if you made Earth the size of a pea, Pluto would be 2.4 kilometres away. That means the Solar System is really, really big. And that is just one of a few incredible facts about the system we call home.


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