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Solar System

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Planet Song for Song/Solar System Song

Discovery of Alien Planets in our Solar System - Planets that Exist Outside Earth’s Solar System

Voyage To The Planets And Beyond The Solar System - The Search for Life in the Universe Documentary

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Solar System/Solar System Song/Planet Song/Dwarf Planets Song

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Life and Death of a Planetary System

The Solar System is the gravitationally bound system of the Sun and the objects that orbit it, either directly or indirectly. Of the objects that orbit the Sun directly, the largest are the eight planets, with the remainder being smaller objects, the dwarf planets and small Solar System bodies. Of the objects that orbit the Sun indirectly—the moons—two are larger than the smallest planet, Mercury.
  • Discovery and exploration 

  • Structure and composition 

  • Formation and evolution 

  • Sun 

  • Interplanetary medium 

  • Inner Solar System 

  • Outer Solar System 

  • Comets 

  • Trans-Neptunian region 

  • Farthest regions 

  • Galactic context 

  • Visual summary