Mercury

7 Red-Hot Planet Mercury Facts

Not only is planet Mercury the closest to the sun, but it has extreme temperatures. Facts about Mercury: Its long comet-like tail, craters and unusual orbit

Sun Fusion

Sun Fusion: How the Sun Heats Up Earth

Fusion reactions power the sun. By fusing hydrogen to helium, the sun releases vast amounts of energy towards Earth. Then, sun fusion reaction heats Earth.

Earth tilt

Earth Tilt: Our 23.5 Degrees Axis

Imagine sticking a pencil into the Earth’s poles and twisting your wrist 23.5°. This is the Earth tilt essential in seasonal patterns, climate and life on Earth.

Uranus

5 Ice Cold Facts of Planet Uranus

Planet Uranus it he coldest and has the 3rd largest radius for any planet in the solar system. It’s tilted at more 90°, it has faint rings and has 27 moons.

Earth Shape Oblate Spheroid

Shape of the Earth: The Oblate Spheroid

Earth is not a perfect sphere. In fact, it’s in the shape of an oblate spheroid. Earth shape bulges at the equator and flattens at the north and south pole.

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