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Does our solar system have a name?
- Kirk (age 9)
Columbus, Edwardsville, IL, USA
As far as I know, there is no special name for our solar system. In
general, though, if someone refers to "The Solar System", they are
refering to our
solar system and not any other. You could also
call it the "Sol System" since planetary systems are sometimes
designated by the name of their sun, which is in our case "Sol".
(published on 01/28/11)
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