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What is our sun?

Our sun is a star

What is a Galaxy?

A galaxy is a conglomeration of stars

What is our galaxy called?

Our galaxy is called the milky way

Why is our galaxy called that?

Because, if you look up in the night, you see a milky background

What is the Greek root of our galaxy's name?

Galactos, which means, milk. "lactose"

What is the shape of our galaxy?

Our galaxy is in the shape of a spiral.

What surrounds our galaxy?

Greater and lesser Magellanic clouds.

What is the symbol for the sun?

A circle with a dot in the middle

how big is Mercury?

Very small

What is Mercury's symbol?

a mirror with horns

what is the Greek name for mercury?


what is Mercury the god of?

travelers, heralds, diplomats, merchants, and the guide of the dead.

Atmosphere: mercury


Climate: mercury


position: mercury


what is Venus' symbol?

just a mirror

what is Venus' name in Greek?


position: Venus


climate: Venus

very hot, so hot that lead is metal

atmosphere: Venus

very cloudy, which is why it is so hot. has a runaway greenhouse affect.

what is Venus the god of?


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