What is the age of our solar system?


What is the age of our solar system?

Solar System:

Our solar system is comprised of everything that is controlled by the gravitational pull of our Sun. This includes the planets, dwarf planets, stars, meteors, and other objects that orbit our Sun.

Answer and Explanation:

Scientists estimate that the solar system is about 5 to 5.6 billion years old. They arrived at this figure based on studies of meteorites, which are...

See full answer below.

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

Learn more about this topic:

What is the Age of the Solar System?

from Basics of Astronomy

Chapter 26 / Lesson 5

Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library