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Welcome to the Solar System Wiki!

Welcome to the Solar System wiki! This wiki is all about the planets, moons, and space operations in our solar system. Please help by adding new pages and expanding the wiki! We have 136 pages as of today!

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Essential things to include in all articles

When creating new articles and improving current ones, please include these things. Bold points are super-important!

  • Short summary, what is it that we're dealing with?
  • History and/or discovery
  • An infobox. (e.g Template:PlanetInfobox for planets and moons, if applicable) Make sure your infobox has a good photo, if any.
  • A nice image gallery of at least 3 images
  • Additional Trivia
  • If you are creating an article about a moon, please do not forget to include the moons template. For example, if you're going to create an article about Phoebe, don't forget to include {{Saturn Moons}} on your article.
  • Please do not copy entire articles or paragraphs from Wikipedia. You may copy snippets, sentences and information from infoboxes from Wikipedia, but you may not copy entire pages. This could be considered as plagiarism and get this wiki sued.
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Create an article

We have 136 articles since today, but we need much more.
Type in the name of the article you want to create, then click "Create Page"!

We have a policy here : Click here to read it. (it's very brief, it's not a whole essay)

Featured Image
Ceres surface
An artistic impression of Ceres' surface.
Did you know...


  • ...that the axis of Jupiter is only tilted by 3.13 degrees, meaning Jupiter does not experience seasons like Earth.
  • ...of all the planets and moons other than Earth, Mars is the most hospitable to life. This is because humans would burn on Mercury, The Moon and Venus ,humans would be pulverized by the gravity and atmospheric pressure on the gas & ice giants Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, andhumans would freeze on worlds such as Europa, Tethys, Miranda, Triton and Pluto. Mars may have a CO2 filled atmosphere & no water, but with correct protection and enough oxygen, humans would be able to (temporarily) survive on Mars.
  • ...that in the book 'Gulliver's Travels', the author Jonathon Swift wrote about two moons of Mars, about 150 years before they were discovered? (the martian moons Phobos and Deimos)

Latest activity

This wiki in a nutshell:
This wiki is dedicated to documenting the entire solar system, including all objects. Not just planets (and moons), but also : asteroids, minor/dwarf planets, TNO's, Kuiper Belt objects, dwarf moons etc. You can help by creating new articles or editing existing ones.
Welcome!
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Number of articles
The current number of articles is 136. We already have 136 articles! Go for more!

Updates and announcements

  • We're currently inactive...
  • New achievements added!
  • We urge users to add infoboxes to images if possible. Remember, we are not the only solar system wiki, but we still try to be the best out there.
  • Layout was updated yesterday with a new background and logo!
  • Out of all known Solar System wikia's, this wiki has the most articles. Good job contributors!
  • The wiki has been created!


Poll

What is your favorite planet in the Solar System?
 
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The poll was created at 19:10 on September 2, 2013, and so far 20 people voted.