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The solar system is beige


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Whether you grew up with a poster of the solar system on your bedroom wall or not, you've probably got a specific idea of what the planets look like. From brilliantly blue Neptune to the red planet Mars. But if you managed to actually visit these worlds, you'd find reality... a little beige. SciShow explains why our solar system actually looks a lot different than what we imagine.

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