Learn about The Planets in our Solar System in this educational video from dizzo95.
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Female Speaker: It might seem as though the other planets green have pattered later space, but there is precision to their movements and the source of that precision is the sun. Planets, moons, comets, meteor, meteorites and astroids form our solar system, so named because all nine planets orbit the sun. It is gravity that keeps the planet in orbit, if not for the gravitational pull of the sun; the planets would fly off into space. Eight of the planets revolve and rotate around the sun in an amazingly similar way. They have orbits on the same plane in the solar system, which is called the plane of the ecliptic; the exception is Pluto, which is inclined at a 16 degree angle to ecliptic. The nine planets in our solar system are divided in two groups, the terrestrial planets the four innermost Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars all have been atmospheres and are also comparatively small. The terrestrial planets are separated from the outer planets by a black expansive space, in this space is the asteroid belt containing what scientists believe are the remnants of a planet that never formed. Beyond that neither Jovian planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune; planets that have a solid rocky core and atmospheres of light gases such as hydrogen, the exception is once again is Pluto largely made of ice, frozen methane, and ammonia.