Which of the following is NOT a member of the solar system?
$(a)$. An asteroid
$(b)$. A satellite
$(c)$. A constellation
$(d)$. A comet

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

The correct answer is option (iii) A constellation.

constellation is not a member of the solar system.


The solar system is consists of the sun, the stars, the planets and their satellites (moon, titan, etc.), asteroidsmeteors and comets.

Whereas, a constellation, is a group of visible stars having a recognizable outline or pattern typically representing an animal, mythological person or creature, or an inanimate object

For example- Orion is one of the brightest and best-known constellations in the night sky, located on the celestial equator and visible around the world.

Its pattern represents the mythical hunter Orion, which is discussed in Greek mythology.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:25:29