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Solar System Distance Scale Diagram filesolar system size to scalesvg wikimedia commons Solar Diagram Scale Distance System.

Solar System Distance Scale Diagram

The Solar System formed 4. 6 billion years ago from the gravitational collapse of a giant interstellar molecular cloud. The vast majority of the system's mass is in the Sun, with the majority of the remaining mass contained in Jupiter. The four smaller inner planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, are terrestrial planets, being primarily composed of rock and metal. The four outer planets are...
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The Universe and Planet Earth planet earth in space stock footage video 100 royalty and Planet Earth The Universe.

The Universe and Planet Earth

Further observational improvements led to the realization that the Sun is one of hundreds of billions of stars in the Milky Way, which is one of at least hundreds of billions of galaxies in the Universe. Many of the stars in our galaxy have planets. At the largest scale, galaxies are distributed uniformly and the same in all directions, meaning that the Universe has neither an edge nor a center....
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Yuri Gagarin Action Figure global yuri39s night party honors human spaceflight space Action Figure Yuri Gagarin.

Yuri Gagarin Action Figure

On 5 November 1957, Gagarin was commissioned a lieutenant in the Soviet Air Forces having accumulated 166 hours and 47 minutes of flight time. He graduated from flight school the next day and was posted to the Luostari Air Base close to the Norwegian border in Murmansk Oblast for a two-year assignment with the Northern Fleet. On 7 July 1959, he was rated Military Pilot 3rd Class. After expressing...