Hey friends! Wondering where I am, right? Well, I am in space and
do you know what that is? That is our Galaxy and
it's called the Milky Way. Do you see that? That bright light is our Solar System,
that's where we live. Come, let's take a closer look
at our solar system. Zoom in! This is how our Solar System looks like,
with planets revolving around the Sun. The Sun is the main source
of light for the all the planets. Our Solar System has 8 major planets.
Mercury. Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. A year in Mercury is 88 days long. And you know what? You will see Mercury
from Earth in the year 2016! Venus. Venus is the second planet from the Sun
and it is the hottest planet in the Solar system. That's because it has high amount of carbon dioxide which traps heat inside it! Earth. This is my favorite planet,
for obvious reasons of course! Earth is a unique planet
with suitable climatic condition, land forms and water bodies,
which support life in all forms.
Moon is the natural satellite of Earth. Mars. Mars is often known as the 'Red Planet'
because of its reddish appearance. It is home to some of the largest dust storms, which can continue for months and
cover the entire planet. Jupiter. Jupiter is the largest planet
of our Solar System. It also has 4 moons! One day in Jupiter is just about
9 hours 55 minutes, making it the shortest day of all planets.
Saturn. There are about 150 frozen moons around Saturn, the largest one is called Titan. This planet has beautiful rings
around it, made of dust and ice. Uranus. Uranus is a very very cold planet, with temperatures dropping to about
-224 degree celsius. It takes about 84 Earth years
to revolve around the Sun, out of which it gets direct sunlight for
42 years and rest remain in darkness.
Neptune. Neptune takes about 165 Earth
years to revolve around the Sun. It is also known as the 'Ice Giant'
and it has about 14 moons. Did you know that we also have
5 Dwarf Planets in our Solar System Ceres, Pluto, Eris,
Make Make and Haumea. Jupiter's moon – Ganymede has
more water than the Earth. Wooh! That is so much information for today! I am tired now,
so this is me Zooming Out. Tune in next time for some more fun facts!.