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The Bigger Picture - Our Solar System



The Bigger Picture - Our Solar System

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     challenging words:    extremely, obit, pluto, starlit, warmth, listed, orbit, caption, general, dwarf, order, from, extraordinary, center, clear, seem


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The Bigger Picture - Our Solar System
By Mary Perrin
  

1     Caption: Picture from NASA. Earth and its moon are shown on the right side, the third planet from the sun.
 
2     What do you see when you look to the sky on a very clear night? You may see tiny white specks called stars and the moon, but there is much more to see! Looking into a night sky can be like looking at a toddler's drawing. You need to have a general idea of what you are looking at before you can begin to see the smaller details.

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