The Earth in Space
C. Answer these questions:-
Q1. What are the eight planets of the Solar System?
Ans. The eight planets of the solar system are Mercury, Mars, Earth, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn,
Uranus and Neptune.
Q2. What is an orbit?
Ans. The fixed paths in which the planets revolve around the sun are called orbits.
Q3. What are satellites?
An. Satellites are small heavenly bodies that revolve around the sun.
Q4. What are comets?
Ans. Comets are glowing heavenly bodies made of huge lumps of snow and rocky dust that
revolve around the sun.
Q5. What are carters?
Ans. A crater is a large bowl-shaped cavity on the surface of the earth.
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