THE CONCEPT OF SOLAR SYSTEM

Composition of the solar system

The study of heavenily bodies is known as Astronomy. The solar system is made up of the following: The sun The planets Asteroids Comets Meteors The moon The sun The sun is actually, a star. It is a yellow-colored star of moderate size among the billions of stars in the Milky Way. It rotates on …

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Advantages of solar energy

Advantages of Solar Energy

The following Advantages of Solar Energy Cheap because it’s obtained from sunlight which is not paid for. Requires minimal maintenance once tapping equipment has been installed. It does not pollute the environment like fossil fuels (environmentally friendly) Can be stored in batteries and used when there is no sunlight. It’s inexhaustible i.e. available as long …

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Disadvantages of solar energy

disadvantages of solar energy

The following are disadvantages of solar energy Can not be used to run heavy machinery. Tapping equipment e.g. solar panels is expensive to buy. The batteries which it’s stored in are cumbersome to carry around. It fluctuates in various seasons throughout the year. Large numbers of solar panels are required to produce useful amounts of …

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