Do you remember how many stars are in the solar system? How is this different from the number of stars in our galaxy?
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#1. WHERE is the SUN? HOW BIG? HOW FAR?
The Sun, Earth, and planets are very far from other stars in the galaxy.
This collage of photos compares the sizes of the Sun and eight planets. Can you see all eight planets? Be sure to notice Venus and
Mercury to the left of Earth. The planets are shown in a line and close to one another, but remember that they are all orbiting
at different distances from the Sun.