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The name of our system, the one the Earth is in, is called the Solar System after the name of the star we orbit, Sol.

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Why is the your solar system named solar?

It's named after "sol" the Sun!


Is earth the center of your solar system?

No, the word solar system itself say that the solar or Sun is the centre of the system.


What is the solar system named?

It is called the Solar System after our local star, Sol.


What is your solar system named?

Our solar system is simply called "the Solar System".Our solar system is simply called "the Solar System".Our solar system is simply called "the Solar System".Our solar system is simply called "the Solar System".


Why solar system named after sol?

the system is named sol for the suns name is sol.


The second planet in the solar system Venus is named after the Roman God of?

The second planet in the solar system, Venus, is named after the Roman Goddess of Beauty.


Are galaxies included in the solar system?

A galaxy contains solar systems within itself so a solar system is included in a galaxy.


What is an extra solar planet?

a planet that exists outside of our 'solar system' (this is the only solar system, because our sun is named 'Sol')


What is the name of the solar system that Earth is in?

The name is "the solar system" which is located in a galaxy named the "Milky Way"


Is Capella a solar system?

Capella is a star, so it is not itself a solar system. Our sun is not a solar system, but it is part of the solar system along with the planets, moons, comets, asteroids and other objects. If Capella has any of those things, then it is part of a solar system.


What will be the distance in international system of solar system?

A "distance" must be specified between two objects. There is no "distance of the Solar System" by itself.


Is there any other galaxy in the solar system?

None in the solar system itself, but over 500 trillion in the rest of the universe.


Conclusion of the solar system?

The solar system does not draw conclusions, nor does it imply any. It is an object, conclusive only of itself.


Is a solar system only made of planets?

Our star is named 'Sol', so the star system is called 'The Solar System', and it is composed of Sol and all the bodies of matter which orbit it, which include planets, dwarf planets, asteroid belts, comets and other formations (particles and dust). A star system is composed of the star itself, and whatever matter orbit it, or simply the star itself if it has no satellites or stellar medium.


What are most of the solar system's planets named for?

most of them were named after greek gods


Why is the system is named solar?

That is named after the Sun - from the Latin word for Sun ("sol").


What is the upper layer of the atmosphere?

the system is named solar because solar means the sun


Why isn't Jupiter its own solar system?

First of all, Jupiter is not a star. It would have to be if it and all its satellites were to be a solar system. Secondly, it itself orbits a star, our sun, so it is in a solar system.


What is named after the roman god?

The planets in the solar system.


Why is the system named solar?

Sol is latin for Sun


Why is it named the solar system?

Everything in our star system orbits the sun. The Sun's name is, "Sol". Therefore, its system is called the Sol-ar or simply Solar system. If our Sun was named Fred, it would be called the "Freddar" system, or something similar.


Why is the solar system named solar and not lunar?

This is because the planets do not orbit the moon they orbit the sun


What is the planets named after?

Pretty much most of the ones in the solar system are named after greek and roman gods and goddesses. The ones outside of our solar system are given names with numbers and such by NASA and people who work in the field of space. Some are named after their shapes. Some are named after who discovered them.


Why is it named solar system?

Because it is the planetary system of Sol, another name for the Sun.


What planet system are you?

Earth is part of the solar system, named after our star, which is called Sol.