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Name two objects other than planets which are members of the solar system.

Solution

Asteroids:

A collection of a large number of small objects, gases and dust are revolving around the sun. They occupy a large gap between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. However, these are not planets. These celestial objects are known as asteroids

Meteors:

Meteors are small celestial objects that are seen as bright streaks of light in the sky. They brunt out on entering the Earth’s atmosphere because of the heat produced by friction. This results in bright streaks in the sky. They are not planets.

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook For Class 8 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 17: Stars and the Solar System
Q: 11 | Page no. 235
Solution Name Two Objects Other than Planets Which Are Members of the Solar System. Concept: Concept of Solar System.
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