Planets

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Vijaykrishnan

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PLANETS

O A K R I D G E

I N T E R N A T I O N A L

S C H O O L


Mercury

MESSENGER

OF THE GODS

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Surface is fully

cratered

Dead planet with no

moons

Closest planet to

the Sun and the

smallest planet,

with a dark grey

surface.


Venus

THE VOLATILE

PLANET

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Hottest planet

Almost as large as

Earth, with no

moons

Known as the

morning and

evening star. Has

a yellowish-white

surface.


Earth

THE BLUE

MARBLE OF

SPACE

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Only planet with

life. Has one

moon

Largest rocky

planet. 3/4th of

Earth is covered

with water.

Has a green and

blue surface.


Mars

THE RED

PLANET

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Known as red

planet.

- Almost 1/3 of

size of

Earth

Has 2 Moons.

Has the largest

Volcanic

mountain on it.

- Surface Color –

Rusty Brown.


Jupiter

THE STORMY

PLANET

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Gaseous planet.

- Largest planet

known as

king of solar

system.

79 Moons.

- Has a great red

spot.

Color – Has shades

of

whitish red, Orange,

Yellow and white.


Saturn

THE RINGED

GIANT

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Second largest

planet

- Jewel of the

solar

system

82 Moons

Has prominent rings

- It is yellowishbrown

in

color.


Uranus

THE COLDEST

OF ALL

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Gaseous planet

- Coldest planet

Rolling planet as

tilt of

axis is more than

90

degrees.

- 27 Moons

Color- Light Blue

with

some hues of white.


Neptune

THE WINDY

PLANET

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Gaseous planet

- Farthest

known planet

in the solar system.

14 Moons

- Rapidly moving storm

“Scooter” is present on

Neptune.

-

Color- Dark Blue.


Pluto

THE GIANT

DWARF

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Largest Dwarf

Planet

-05 Moons

Surface Colour –

Large patches of

Deep Red, Off

white

and some streaks of

blue.


Ceres

THE GREAT

ASTEROID

I ' M D R E A M I N G O F A

Largest Asteroid

- Nearly equal

to

Pluto in size

-Only asteroid

which is

Dwarf Planet.

Surface Colour –

Grey

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