Gliese 667 CC

The two brightest stars in this system, GJ 667 A and GJ 667 B, are orbiting each other at an average angular separation of 1. 81 arcseconds with a high eccentricity of 0. 58. At the estimated distance of this system, this is equivalent to a physical separation of about 12. 6 AU, or nearly 13 times […]

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Solar System Makeup

The Solar System formed 4. 6 billion years ago from the gravitational collapse of a giant interstellar molecular cloud. The vast majority of the system’s mass is in the Sun, with the majority of the remaining mass contained in Jupiter. The four smaller inner planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, are terrestrial planets, being primarily composed […]

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