Facts about Sun,Moon,and Earth

1. The inside of the sun is called a core.
2. The surface of the sun is not as hot as the core but it is still very hot!
3. Sometimes glowing gases shoot up from the surface of the sun. They make big loops.
4. The sun is very inportant to us. Without it we would not be living!
5. Without our moon we would not be living!
6. Earth is the only planet in our solar system with the right inviormen to support life.
7. The moon is Earths natrual satellite.
8. The sun is the closest star that gives light and heat energy to all the planets and makes life possible on Earth.
9. The moon orbits the Earth.
10. The Moon makes tides on Earth.
11. Some places on the sun are cooler than others.
12. It takes 130 days to get to the moon by car.
13. When the Moon is between the Sun and the Earth it is called a solar eclipse.
14. The sun is a big ball of gas.
15. There is only a little bit of gravity on the moon.
16.The age of the sun is about 4.6 billion years old.
17. After becoming a Red Giant eventually the Sun will begin to cool and it will become a White Dwarf.
18. The earth is the third planet away from the sun.
19. The Moon causes many of the tides in Earth's oceans.
20. We always see the same side of the Moon.
21. The new moon sets at approximately the same time as the sun.
22. The Moon takes about 27 days to orbit the Earth and come back to it's starting position.
23. The temperature of the surface of the sun is 5500 celsius.
24. The moon is made out f rocks.
25. The Earth is the fifth larges planet in our solar system.
26. The Earth is around 4.5 - 4.6 billion years old.
27. The moon is 4.5 billion years old.
28. The moon rises in the east and sets in the west.
29. To get to the moon by car it would take 130 days.
30. To get to the moon by rocket it would take 13 hours.
31. to get to the moon by light speed it would take 1.52 seconds.
32. There is no wind or weather on the moon.
33. The moon has no atmosphere.
34. If we did not have a sun we could not see the moon.
35. The suns diameter is about 870,000 miles wide.
36. The sun is the closest star to Earth.
37. The sun gives light to the moon.
38. The suns surface is called the photosphere.
39. The Earth is the only planet in our solar system that has water.
40.The center of the Earth is called a core.
41. Earth's core is hotter than the suns surface.
42. Light rays from the sun takes 8 minutes to reach the earth.
sam_0615.jpg - Sunset at Hudson's
sam_0615.jpg - Sunset at Hudson's


Dickey, Sara. sam_0615.jpg. June 2011. Pics4Learning. 11 Mar 2013 http://pics.tech4learning.com
dsc03091.jpg - moon at night
dsc03091.jpg - moon at night

Kronemeyer, Kathy. dsc03091.jpg. September 2010. Pics4Learning. 11 Mar 2013 http://pics.tech4learning.com
earth_from_space.jpg - Earth from Space
earth_from_space.jpg - Earth from Space

(NASA-GSFC), NASA. earth_from_space.jpg. 11.07.2002. Pics4Learning. 11 Mar 2013 <http://pics.tech4learning.com>