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1- The Orbital period of Moon is 27 days.

2-Moon is called Earth’s satellite.

3-Saturn,Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune (4 planets) have Rings around them.

4-The planet with the most number of moons is Jupiter with 66 moons.

5-PLUTO is the coldest and smallest of all planets.

6-The closest planet to the sun is Mercury.
Its diameter is 3,032 miles (4,879 km).

7-What is the diameter of PLUTO?
Ans= 2360 kilometers.

8-Which is the largest planet in our solar system?
Ans- JUPITER- Its diameter is 86,881 miles (139,822 km).

9-Venus is the hottest Planet in the solar system.
Its diameter is 7,521 miles (12,104 km).

10-What is the Average distance of Moon from Earth?
Ans- 238,855 miles (384,400 km).

11-What is the age of Moon?
Ans= 4.527 billion years.

12-Venus Planet spins backwards relative to the others.

13-Name Jupiter’s 4 biggest moons
Ans= Europa, Ganymede, Callisto and Io.

14-It is due to the Sun & Moons gravity, we have high & low tides.

15-Valentina Tereshkova, in 1963 was the first woman to reach space.

16-Pluto, Ceres, Eris, Makemake & Haumea are five recognized dwarf planets.

17-Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the Moon.

18-What are the notable satellites of Mars?
Ans= Phobos & Deimos.

19-What are the notable satellites of Pluto?
Ans=Charon, Nix, Hydra, Kerberos and Styx.

20-When was the Pluto reclassified from a planet to a dwarf planet?
Ans= in 2006.


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