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Solar System Portal

The Solar System consists of the Sun and the other celestial objects gravitationally bound to it: the eight planets, their 168 known moons, five currently identified dwarf planets and their seven known moons, and billions of small bodies. This last category includes asteroids, Kuiper beltobjects, comets, meteoroids and interplanetary dust. In broad terms, the charted regions of the…
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