The formation of solar system and earth

When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system

Kalpana Chawla

The solar system

Formation of the solar system

A sunlit sky

The mass distribution and shape

Formation of planets

Core accretion model

Disc instability model

Nice model

Formation of moons

The constituent of the solar system


Inner solar system





Outer solar system

The gas giants

Asteroid belt

Kuiper belt

Oort cloud

Dwarf planets


  1. one of the best post on the solar systems is by NASA Our solar system. Do read other posts too they are very informational.
  2. post, How did the solar system form? is quite informative on formation models.
  3. The Arizona education post on the formation of the solar system is concise and detailed.
  4. If you want some video explanation then refer to The origin of the solar system and The Formation of the solar system.

The life on earth

Our solar system is a fantastically bizarre. There are worlds with features we never imagined. Storms larger than planets, moons with under-surface oceans, lakes of methane, world lets that swap places…. and that’s just at Saturn.

Phil Plait



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Aayushi Tiwari

Aayushi Tiwari


Hey everyone. I am a bibliophile and love writing. I am trying to sharpen my hobby of writing regularly. I am always up for new things to learn.