please describe the solar system, what is it made of? and how was it formed?include details about all the planets: including:- - the dwarf planets - meteors - asteroids - comets - natural...

please describe the solar system, what is it made of? and how was it formed?

include details about all the planets:

including:-

- the dwarf planets

- meteors

- asteroids

- comets

- natural satellites

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according to popular believe there was a big bang, where a massive ampunt of debre was shot into space, this debre had a slight rotation which over millions of years began colliding into each other increasing the size of individual atoms.

they increased in size to become large rocks and eventually asteroids, these asteroids collided into each other to farm even larger bodies of mass which began to form planets.

during this time the centre of the solar system was just this very dense area, thermonuclear fussion gave birth to our sun which consists of about 90% of our solar system, some bodies of mass failed to collide with others to form planets and instead were captured by the gravitational force of planets which then made them to become natural satellites (moons) which orbit that specific planet.

planets closer to the sun (terrestrial planets) developed a solid surface because the planets were are heated by the sun and most elements could not remain in solid or liquid phase.

outer planets (jovian) developed a liquid surface as their temperatures were cooloer and elements could settle easier, the jovian planets having a relatively large size compared to terrestrial planets have much higher gravitational pull and atmospheric pressure which allows some elements like hydrogen to exist in a liquid metallic state. 

dwarf planets developed primarily from colliding asteroid but did not reach a size large enough to be considered a planet, even today there are still many asteroids which orbit the sun in the asteroid belt...

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