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31 The largest planet in our solar system is Jupiter. Science > Astronomy 05/20/08
32 The largest star in our solar system is the sun. Science > Astronomy 05/20/08
33 The Perseids is a prolific meteor shower that is associated with Comet Swift-Tuttle. Science > Astronomy 09/23/08
34 The second brightest star in the night sky is Canopus. Science > Astronomy 11/01/08
35 The Sun is a star. Science > Astronomy 07/18/08
36 Two rovers successfully landed on Mars in 2004; the first was Spirit on January 4. Science > Astronomy 11/03/08
37 Two rovers successfully landed on Mars in 2004; the second was Opportunity on January 25. Science > Astronomy 11/07/08
38 Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun. Science > Astronomy 04/07/12
39 Venus is the second planet from the sun. Science > Astronomy 05/20/08
40 Venus' axial tilt is 177.3 degrees, the reason for its seemingly retrograde rotation. Science > Astronomy 11/08/11

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