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What is the difference between universe and the solar system?
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.
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Both systems involved a "central" area. In an atom electrons orbit a central nucleus, while in the solar system the planets orbit the Sun. In both examples the central area is… many times larger than the various things orbiting it. Aside from that however there are a number of differences. There is obviously a difference in size (the solar system being many times larger than atoms). As well as this there is a difference in the forces involved. Planets orbit the Sun due to gravity, whereas atoms are held due to the weak nuclear force. Also there is a difference in the shape of the orbits: in the solar system planets orbits are elliptical, while (under Bohr's model of the atom) the orbits of electrons are circular.
A solar system is when a star has several planets orbiting around it. A galaxy is a large part of space that has hundreds of billions of stars.
A universe is a area in space that contains many galaxies and a galaxy is a group of stars of 100 billion or more. Finally a solar system is a sun/star that has an orbit (grav…itational pull) and has planets or other matter orbiting it.
A solar system is a star with planets orbiting it. A constellation is our view of several stars in patterns. Most constellations are just different stars that are very… far apart, but from our point of view they seem close.
Revolution is the time a planet takes to revolve around itself. Rotation is the time a planet takes to orbit the Sun.
Explain the difference between the solar system constellations star clusters galaxies and the universe?
The solar system is a system of planetary objects in revolution around a central star (like our sun). Our solar system is comprised of the following planets: Mercury (closest …to the sun), Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Pluto is just outside the orbit of Neptune, but is no longer considered one of the primary planets -- it is considered an ice dwarf. Most of the stars that you see in the sky have planets revolving around them -- just like the planets revolve around our sun in our solar system. When planets orbit a star, they make up a planetary system called a solar system. Constellations describe a group of stars in the celestial sphere (which is simply the sky as apparent to observers on Earth) that were grouped together -- mostly by the ancient Greeks or ancient Arabic cultures -- to make up a picture or image, often as depicted in a historically relevant mythlore. For example, when we look up at the sky and see the big dipper, we are actually looking at a constellation called Ursa Major (the big Bear) -- the "big dipper" is NOT a constellation, it is an asterism, because it does not represent the ancient Greek mythlore, but is instead a modern way of depicting that grouping of stars. Ursa Major, or the Big Bear, can be seen easily if you look at the handle of the dipper as the tail of the bear (I know, that's a long tail -- but that's part of the mythology) and the saucer section as the body of the bear. These star-pictures are a connect-the-dots way of remembering where celestial objects are in the sky. There are a total of 88 constellations. Constellations are completely relative to our celestial sphere -- so if you were to stand on the surface of another planet, you would not be able to see the same constellations. Star Clusters are another kind of celestial object visible in the night sky, but unlike constellations, they are made up of hundreds or thousands of stars which appear to be in such close proximity that they form a dense cluster. The Pleiades is one example. There are two kinds of star clusters: Globular -- which are gravitationally bound, very dense star clusters of many, many old stars -- and Open clusters, which usually contain fewer stars, and often they are younger. Galaxies are massive congregations of stars, all gravitationally bound. They also contain planetary objects, dust, and gaseous stellar remains. The Milkyway is our galaxy, and it is classified as a barred spiral. Andromeda is the nearest galaxy to us. Stars within a Galaxy all orbit a center mass, just as the planets in a solar system orbit a center star. There can be from ten million stars to a hundred trillion stars in any given galaxy, and the universe is simply littered with galaxies. Think of a galaxy as a microcosm for the universe -- for ever star in a galaxy, that can easily by thought of as a galaxy in the universe. Trillions of galaxies make up our universe. Trillions of stars makes up our largest galaxies. Most of these stars have planets revolving around them in solar systems. This is the makings of our universe. The universe is slightly more complicated to strictly define, but in simple terms it can be described as the space in which all existence is contained (debatable? Yes. But this is the simplest way to think of the universe). In the "beginning" the universe was an incredibly dense, infinitely small point of matter and energy, which exploded outwards to create our ever-expanding universe -- all of space and time. Whether or not it will collapse on itself, what it is expanding into, and what actually caused the big bang to occur -- well, these are all more theoretical questions which may be beyond the scope of our inquiry. If this is for homework, you'll probably be asked to list these objects from largest to smallest, or smallest to largest. From smallest to largest: Planets, Stars, Solar Systems, Constellations, Star Clusters, Galaxies, Universe.
The word "solar" comes from the Latin meaning sun, therefore a solar system involves a sun ie a star. The term "solar system" commonly refers to a star with planets in o…rbit around it, although it could technically be applied to binary or triple star systems. The important point is that the word "system" implies a star with at least one other body. A galaxy, however, is another beast altogether. A galaxy consists of hundreds of billions of stars, all of which are potential solar systems. And there are billions of known galaxies.....certainly a humbling thought!
Geocentric models had the earth as the center of the universe with the sun and all the planets orbiting it. Heliocentric models (the current accepted ones) have the sun as the… center, with the earth and planets orbiting it.
Passive solar heating utilizes windows and the sun, while active heating is using heaters and other unnatural forms of heating.
A nebula is just a cloud of dust and small particles. The solar system is larger bodies like Jupiter, Saturn, etc. Our solar system has had most of the dust coalesced into pla…nets, satellites, comets, and such.
Evolution Sucks! GO GOD!
The Geocentric model of the solar system proposed that the Earth was at the centre of the system (and universe), while the sun and planets revolved around the Earth. We now kn…ow this not to be true and that the sun is at the centre of the solar system (Heliocentric).
The Universe contains the galaxy's which contain the solar systems which contain the planets and stars.
The zone from the main asteroid belt (between Mars and Jupiter) inward to the Sun is informally called the inner solar system and the zone from beyond the asteroid belt to jus…t past Neptune is called the outer solar system. The inner solar system contains the planets that are solid, rock-like -- Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The outer solar system contains the gas planets Jupiter, Saturn Uranus and Neptune. The difference is the mainly the composition of planets that are in these zones. The outermost region is third zone that contains the objects beyond Neptune including the Kuiper belt.
We can not differentiate between the solar system and an elliptical orbit. The solar system consists of planets, their satellites, asteroids and comets. Orbit is the path of t…he members of a star around that centre and these paths may be in elliptical orbits.
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The difference between a passive solar energy system and and active solar energy system is how the energy is collected and distributed. In a passive solar energy system, t…he building itself is designed as a collector and the heat is distributed by natural means. In an active solar energy system, special collectors, storage tanks, and mechanical and electrical equipment (pumps and fans) are used to transport and distribute the heat energy.
The difference is semantic; the solar system is the collective identity of all bodies considered together as a whole, i.e., the Sun, planets, etc.; whereas the bodies woul…d refer to each of those making up the solar system: the planet Neptune for example is "a" body in the solar system.