QUESTION 1 OF 5
Which is called as the nearest planet?
Celestial bodies including the Earth which revolve around the Sun in their orbits. They are opaque bodies and shine only by reflected sun light. The solar system has 8 planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
QUESTION 2 OF 5
How do we call the shape of the earth?
The third Planet from the Sun in the Solar system. It is a spheroid and moves on its axis once in about 24 hours. It orbits the sun in 365 days and 6 hours. It appears blue from space due to the presence of atmosphere and water. These conditions are also responsible for the presence of life on this planet.
QUESTION 3 OF 5
Which is called as the blue planet?
The shape of the earth which is flattened at poles (oblate spheroid) and bulged at the equator is described as Geiod. It means earth like shape.
QUESTION 4 OF 5
Can you name the numerous tiny bodies which move around the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter?
Small heavenly bodies composed of rocks and metal orbiting the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. They vary in size, shape and composition.
QUESTION 5 OF 5
Name the small pieces of rocks which move around the sun.
Very small pieces of rocks and metals revolving around the Sun. These are of extraterrestrial origin.