The Space out There

How many planets are in our solar system?

In what galaxy is the Earth located?

Until 2006, there were nine planets. Now there are only eight. In 2006, what planet was reclassified and no longer considered a planet?

What is the third planet from the sun?

On average, about how many miles is the Moon from the Earth?

The moon does not produce its own light like the sun does, yet it shines brightly in our night sky. What makes the moon shine?

On average, about how many miles is the Earth from the Sun?

What is the closest planet to the Sun?

What is the smallest planet in our solar system?

How many days does it take for the Earth to make one revolution around the sun?

What is the largest planet in our solar system?

The Earth turns on its axis once every day, forming Earth’s days and nights. What is this motion called?

In miles, what is the circumference of the Earth (how many miles is it around the Earth at the Equator)?

Which planet is known for its famous rings?

What is the next closest star to earth besides the Sun?