Parent's Resource Center


Makes life on our planet possible by giving us a great amount of light and heat.

Contains about 98% of the mass of the entire Solar System.

Is just a medium sized star (yellow dwarf). It is about 1.4 million kilometers in diameter.

Is the center of our Solar System. All the planets and other objects orbit around it.

Is a very gaseous planet made up mostly of hydrogen.

Contains dark spots that are known as sunspots.

For Sun & Moon rise & set times
Learn What's Up in Astronomy