Class 4 Solar System facts Q & A

Solar System facts for kids of Grade 3 and 4 ,Our solar system is a very big family of sun, moon planets etc.solar system for kids

Solar System facts | Solar system for kids

Sun is a center of the solar systems; it is a huge ball of fire.

Mercury:-

It is closest to the sun. It is the smallest planet.

On this planet, the days are extremely hot and the nights are very cold. It has no moon.

Venus:-

It is the second closest to the sun in the solar system.

It is known as “evening star as well as morning star.

It is the hottest planet of the solar system.it has no moon.

It does not have any satellite.

It completes the revolution of the sun in 225 days.

Earth

It is third planet in the solar system also called blue planet because almost 3/4th surface of earth is covered with water.

The earth looks like blue when seen from space, that’s why it is called blue planet.

Mars

It is fourth planet from the sun in the solar system.

It has two satellites – phobos and deimos.

This planet is also called “red planet”.it has 2 moon.

Its distance from the sun is 22.79 cr km. Is.

Jupiter

It is fifth planet from the sun. It is the largest planet in the solar system. It spins very fast that is the reason we see stripes on this planet…

It has 79 moon/satellites.

Saturn

It is sixth planet from the sun.

It is the second largest planet of the solar system after jupiter.it is also known as planet with rings.it has 62 moons.

Its largest satellite is titan.

Its satellite “titan” has an atmosphere of nitrogen.

Uranus

It is the seventh planet from the sun. this planet is very far away from the sun also considered as outer planets.it has 27 moons.

Neptune:-

It is the eighth planet from the sun, it is also very far away from the sun so are outer planets.it has 14 moon.

Pluto :–

Pluto is a dwarf planet, upto 2006 Pluto was a part of solar system, but after 2006 it is considered as dwarf planet.

Satellites:-

Satellite are the object that revolve around a planet .moon is a natural satellite of earth

Stars:-

Stars are glowing balls of gases that spread heat and light in space. Group of stars that make the specific pattern are called constellation.

Some of the constellations are Ursa major the great bear scorpion and orion

Rotation and revolution

What is rotation rotation of the earth on its own axis causes day and night , While revolution of earth causes seasons .

Solar System facts for kids of Grade 3 and 4 ,Our solar system is a very big family of sun, moon planets etc.solar system for kids

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