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Descriptor English:   Solar System 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sistema Solar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sistema Solar 
Synonyms English:   Natural Satellite
Natural Satellites
Satellite, Natural
Satellites, Natural
System, Solar  
Tree Number:   G01.060.075.730
Definition English:   The group of celestial bodies, including the EARTH, orbiting around and gravitationally bound by the sun. It includes eight planets, one minor planet, and 34 natural satellites, more than 1,000 observed comets, and thousands of lesser bodies known as MINOR PLANETS (asteroids) and METEOROIDS. (From Academic American Encyclopedia, 1983) 
History Note English:   91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry  
Record Number:   29122 
Unique Identifier:   D016082 

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