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    Sun: A star that is the basis of the solar system and that sustains life on Earth, being the source of heat and light.
    Mercury: The smallest of the inner planets and the one nearest the Sun. In Roman mythology, the fleet-footed messenger god and escort of dead souls to the underworld (Greek name: Hermes).
    Venus: The second planet from the Sun. It is visible as an early `morning star' or an `evening star'; rotates slowly clockwise.
    Earth: The third planet from the Sun; the planet on which we live.
    Moon: The natural satellite of Earth, visible by reflection of sunlight and its slightly elliptical orbit.
    Mars: Planet four in order from the Sun. In Roman mythology, god of war and discord (Greek name: Ares).
    Jupiter: Fifth planet in order from the Sun. In Roman mythology, ruler of the gods. (Greek name: Zeus).
    Saturn: Planet six in order from the Sun. In Roman mythology, god of agriculture, and father of Jupiter (Greek name: Cronos).
    Uranus: Seventh planet in order from the Sun. In Greek mythology, god of the sky, mate of the goddess of the Earth, and father of the Titans.
    Neptune: Eighth planet in order from the Sun. In Roman mythology, god of the sea (Greek name: Poseidon).
    Pluto: Ninth planet in order and farthest from the sun. In Greek mythology, god of the dead and the underworld.
    Asteroids: One of many small rocky bodies orbiting the Sun; a concentration of these bodies makes up the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter.
    Comets: A small celestial body composed at least partially of ices. Comets either orbit the Sun or pass through the Solar System on hyperbolic orbital paths.
    Meteorite: A stony or metallic object from interplanetary space that impacts a planetary surface.

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