The Solar System

The sun and moon

The Sun

  • One million earths could fit in the sun.
  • The sun is actually a star
  • The sun is 4.6 billion years old
  • It is the center of the solar system

The moon

  • It is the earths only natural satellite
  • The same side is always facing us
  • It takes 27.3 days to orbit the earth
  • The moon moves 3.8 cm. farther away every year