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How does the solar system fit into the universe?
Well, when we first left Mars in 1846 to transition to our new life on Earth, we created the best known creation to all of mankind, Reddit.com. This extension of our love for narwhals who bacon at midnight shows our true dedication to squeezing our little life sized Solar System into the third universe of the Terran race. This whole event of fitting the only solar system in all of the cosmos began when we first held of the nasty Zerg from the planet Char. Through our mighty expedition through the stargates, we ended up meeting Doctor Who along the way with her sidekick who got drunk at a party, ended up taking nude pictures of herself, get her on the news, arrested, and then put back onto the show with a raise to her salary although the series ended. This... this is our brave story of how we fit our Solar System into the universe we call 'The Milky Way Bar.'
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No. The universe is much, much larger than the solar system.
A "solar system" is what we call a star and everything gravitationally bound to that star. Estimates of the number of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy range from 100 billion to… 400 billion, and it's thought that the formation of planets is a rather common occurrence during the formation of stars. So there is definitely enough room for 400 billion solar systems in the galaxy, and it's likely that nearly that many actually exist. And that's just in this one galaxy.
the universe is bigger than a solar system. Obviouisly, because there are many solar systems in our galexy, and many galexies in our universe, there may be more that one… universe contained in what I choose to call 'Infinity'.
The age of the universe is in the realm of 14-13 billion years old, and the age of the solar system is approximately 4.56 billion years old.
The solar system consists of the planets and debris in orbit around our star. There are many solar systems in our galaxy, ours is but one of myriads (many thousands--possibly… even billions). Each of the stars in our galaxy orbits about the center of the galaxy. Our sun requires some 200 million years to complete one orbit. To give some idea of the scale of the solar system, although earth whips around the sun once every year, Uranus (the furthest planet from the sun within our solar system) takes 84 years. Pluto takes 250 years to complete one revolution. While it would take light some 25 hours to cross from one section of the solar system to the other, it takes light 263 million hours (30 thousand years) to get from the sun to the center of the galaxy. The Milky Way Galaxy is about a hundred thousand light years from side to side, and is one of some one hundred billion galaxies existing within our universe. Does the Milky Way Galaxy occupy a special place within the universe? No. Our galaxy is large, but otherwise fairly unremarkable. Our sister galaxy, Andromeda, is the biggest galaxy in our local group (about 20 galaxies). There are some galaxy WAY bigger than ours, containing trillions of stars.
yes ,the universe is made up of our solar system and there are systems within systems that keep going on and on. The universe is made up of countless numbers of stars. These… stars form huge groups of stars called galaxies. Within these galaxies are solar systems. Our solar system is but one of billions.
No, the solar system is just the same give to the system of planets which orbit the Sun. There are millions of similar systems in this galaxy and there are millions of galaxie…s in the universe.
There are on the order of 100,000,000,000 (one hundred billion) galaxies in the universe, as far as current telescopes can detect. Some of these galaxies may hold up to 100,00…0,000,000 stars, but most galaxies probably contain at least 10,000,000,000 stars. Young galaxies under 2,000,000,000 years old may not have formed many solar systems yet, while very old galaxies more than 10,000,000,000 years old may have very few galaxies left. For the galaxies of middle age, as many as 1/4 of the stars may possess solar systems. My comment: While the answer above is true based upon current knowledge, it is essentially incorrect. The answer to your question is: ONE. Our Sun is named Sol - and the system of planets and other objects orbiting it are referred is referred to as "Solar", being of Sol. So other planetary systems exist, but they are not "Solar"... Comment: The above is incorrect, the answer above is for our known universe not the entire universe. There may be even more. The universe doesn't have a known edge, or a wall so, it's really hard to say. It would be possible to even say infinite, though scientists really hate the word infinite ;)
8 in the Solar System Unknown billions in the universe. There are 8 planets in our solar system and 5 objects identified as dwarf planets. There are at le…ast 81 planets confirmed to be around nearby stars, and another 256 possible plants that are not yet confimred. There is no way of knowing how many planets there are in the universe.
Within the actual universe, there is no way to know. However within the observable universe, since we are the one's observing, our solar system is at the very center. …
A planet exists within a solar system, a solar system exists within a galaxy and a galaxy exists within the universe, which is like, really freaking big.
The Solar System is our Sun, the planets, their moons and a whole host of other interstellar stuff. Our Solar System is part of the Milky Way Galaxy, a collection of bil…lions of Stars. Our Milky way is a galaxy part of a collection of many galaxies called the Local Group. Our Local Group is part of the the super cluster called the Virgo Super Cluster which is part of the Universe. So YES.
A solar system is a star with planets going around. Like our sun (which is a star) and all of its planets. A solar system is the smallest of your three. A galaxy is a gro…up (millions) of stars, each of which may or may not have planets. The universe is everything, which includes hundreds of thousands of galaxies and other stuff too. Since it is everything it is the largest.
As we only know of our own in any definite terms we cannot say which is the largest. Nor are we ever likely to be able to do so.
The natural satellite called Luna or Moon orbits the Earth, a planet in the Solar (Sol is the name of our star) system. The 8 planets with their moons, and planetesimals and a…steroids and comets in the Solar system orbit the Sun. The Sun is just a regular old star out near the edge of our spiral galaxy, the Milky Way. There are billions of other stars and many black holes in the galaxy, too. The Milky Way is part of a local cluster with several much smaller galaxies that seem to be attaching themselves to the Milky Way. The Milky Way is just an average spiral galaxy, one of billions upon billions of different shaped galaxies that all seem to be moving away from each other within our Universe. The Universe is most likely part of a larger multiverse, or multiple universes.
In order from largest to smallest.... Universe - Galaxy - Solar System.
When we refer to the solar system we mean our sun and the bodies that are gravitationally bound to it. There are eight planets at varying distances from the sun. In order …of increasing distance they are; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Most have moons. In addition to these there are several minor planets, countless asteroids and occasional comets which may or may not remain a part of the solar system. Earth is the third planet from the sun and, so far, the only place we know of where life exists.