Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

Astronomy Answers
From the Astronomical Dictionary

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the Solar System

solar system, plural solar systems

The Solar System is the star system of the Sun and consists of the Sun itself and everything that orbits around the Sun, such as planets (e.g., the Earth), comets, and asteroids. Because the Sun is a star, star systems of other stars are also sometimes called solar systems.