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Do all planets and asteroids in our Solar System orbit in the same direction?

The reason behind why all the planets rotate in the same direction.

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How Planets Form

A great site with animations and explanation of how planets form.

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The Nine Planets

Extensive overview of our solar system, covering history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of planets, moons, asteroids in our solar system, with many links.

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Exploring Planets in the Classroom

More than 15 hands-on science activities are provided in classroom-ready pages for both teachers and students for exploring Earth, the planets, geology, and space sciences.

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How Do Planets Form?

A look at how Hubble has contributed to our knowledge of how planets form.

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Why do all planets spin and orbit in the same direction?

Read how angular momentum is the reason makes all the planets spin in the same direction.

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Visit Ten things you don’t know about the Earth

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Jupiter Effect

Diagram showing forces of attraction with planet alignment.

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What Colour is the Red Planet, Really?

A blog post looking at how scientist adjust colours of scientific images.

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Explore Mars now

Take a virtual tour of a martian base and discover the technology that might be used to set up camp on the red planet

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