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Our World: What Is a Solar System?

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Find out why one amateur astronomer created an amazing graphic of the 88 largest objects in our solar system. Learn just what makes up a solar system and find out how we classify the thousands of objects in our own solar system. Since the production of this video New Horizons has reached, and is providing information on, the Kuiper Belt.

Published on: February 07, 2013

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