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Solar System

Solar System AR

Our solar system is part of the Milky Way galaxy. It consists of four rocky planets orbiting close to the Sun--Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars--and four giant planets, all with rings, that orbit much farther out--Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

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