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What is meant by the Solar System class 6?

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Social Science Geography Chapter 1 The Earth in the Solar System. (b) The term Solar System refers to the “family” of the Sun. The Sun is a star around which eight planets, among other celestial objects, revolve in orbits. This whole system of bodies is called the Solar System.

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The Solar System is the Sun and all the objects that orbit around it. The Sun is orbited by planets, asteroids, comets and other things. It contains 99.9% of the Solar System's mass. This means that it has strong gravity. The other objects are pulled into orbit around the Sun.

Also, what are planets Short answer? A planet is a large object such as Jupiter or Earth that orbits a star. Planets are smaller than stars, and they do not produce light. Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system. Planets are shaped like a slightly squashed ball (called a spheroid).

Similarly one may ask, how does a planet differ from a Star Class 6?

(CBSE SOCIAL SCIENCE CLASS 6) Planet differs from star in the following ways: Planet does not have its own light while star emits their own light. Planet revolves around a star while star does not revolve around any celestial bodies.

Why do we see only one side of the moon always Class 6?

The simple answer (and one that you've probably heard before) is that we only see one side of the moon because the moon rotates around the Earth at the exact same speed as it rotates around its own axis, so that the same side of the moon is constantly facing the surface of the earth.

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