Boojho made the following sketch (Fig. 17.29) of the solar system. Is the sketch correct? If not, correct it

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No, the sketch is incorrect.

The changes made are

  • Position of Mars and Venus are interchanged
  • Position of Neptune and Uranus are Interchanged
  • The asteroid belt is located between Mars and Jupiter, not between Jupiter and Saturn

The correct figure is given below

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