Any natural body outside earth's atmosphere is called a celestial bodies
Stars, Planets, Moon, Asteroids, Moons etc. are Celestial Bodies
Let's look at some of them
- Stars (Sun is also a star)
- Moons (Also known as satellites)
- Meteors and meteorites
What is astronomy?
Study of celestial objects and their associated phenomena is called astronomy
What is solar system?
Sun and all celestial bodies around it form the solar system
Sun + Planet + Satellites + Asteroids + Comets + Meteors
Note: It does not include Stars except the Sun
In real life, the solar system looks like
NCERT Question 5(a) - Mark the following statements as true (T) or false (F):
(a) Pole Star is a member of the solar system. ( )
NCERT Question 11 - Name two objects other than planets which are members of the solar system.