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Earth, Sun, & Moom

How far away is the Sun from Earth? 93,000,000 miles
How far away is the Moon from Earth? 240,000 miles
How does the diameter of the Sun compare to Earth? 109 times larger
How does the diameter of the Moon compare to Earth? 1/4 the diameter
Why is it important to be the right distance from the Sun? it gives us the right amount of light and heat for life
What keeps the Earth orbiting the Sun? gravity
What keeps the Moon orbiting the Earth? gravity
What happens to planets that are too close to the Sun? all the water boils off- rock burns
What happens to planets that are too far from the Sun? water freezes- too cold and dark
If you weighted 60lbs on the Earth, how much would you weigh on the Moon? 10lbs
What is the Sun? a star
What is the surface of the Sun like? gaseous (not solid)
What is the Earth? planet
Earth rocky, with water
Moon rocky, no water
Sun gaseous, no solid surface, no water
How many Earth's could fit across the Sun's equator? 367 earths
How many Moon's could fit across the Sun's equator? 961.5 moons
Created by: murphyk72