GRADING GUIDELINES: You will build a Solar System model. It should: •  Include the sun, 8 planets, and Earth’s moon. (20 points) • Include and label two of the following objects: asteroid,...

GRADING GUIDELINES: You will build a Solar System model. It should: • Include the sun, 8 planets, and Earth’s moon. (20 points) • Include and label two of the following objects: asteroid,...

Did our solar system once contain DOZENS of Earth-like planets? Simulations suggest these rocky worlds may have been kicked out by the gas giants billions of years ago | Daily Mail Online

Did our solar system once contain DOZENS of Earth-like planets? Simulations suggest these rocky worlds may have been kicked out by the gas giants billions of years ago | Daily Mail Online

Planet Nine's days of lurking unseen in the dark depths of the outer solar system may be numbered.

Planet Nine's days of lurking unseen in the dark depths of the outer solar system may be numbered.

A Season Simulator animation to demonstrate how and why changes in photoperiod and sunlight angle occur.

A Season Simulator animation to demonstrate how and why changes in photoperiod and sunlight angle occur.

The asteroid 7345 Happer is named after Lancaster's character (Felix Happer) in Local Hero and his quest to have a comet named after him. (JPL Small-Body Database Browser - 7345 Happer (1992 OF)  Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid  SPK-ID: 2007345)

The asteroid 7345 Happer is named after Lancaster's character (Felix Happer) in Local Hero and his quest to have a comet named after him. (JPL Small-Body Database Browser - 7345 Happer (1992 OF) Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid SPK-ID: 2007345)

Six robotic spacecraft, each followed by a picture it took--all on the same day, August 5, 2012. The probes were rendered with NASA's 'Eyes on the Solar System' simulator. The photos are real.

Six robotic spacecraft, each followed by a picture it took--all on the same day, August 5, 2012. The probes were rendered with NASA's 'Eyes on the Solar System' simulator. The photos are real.

NASA/JPL Solar System Simulator

NASA/JPL Solar System Simulator

Did our solar system once contain DOZENS of Earth-like planets? Simulations suggest these rocky worlds may have been kicked out by the gas giants billions of years ago | Daily Mail Online

Did our solar system once contain DOZENS of Earth-like planets? Simulations suggest these rocky worlds may have been kicked out by the gas giants billions of years ago | Daily Mail Online

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