The Solar System consists of the Sun and the astronomical objects gravitationally bound in orbit around it, all of which formed from the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately billion years ago. of the system’s mass is in the Sun.
Big is the Solar System? -While we all realize that our solar system is large, we may not have a good idea of just how huge it actually is. Enter the folks from ‘It’s Okay to be Smart’ with the outdoor solar system model they put together for this video