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Solar System MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Solar System
Tree Number(s)
G01.060.075.730
Unique ID
D016082
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016082
Scope Note
The group of celestial bodies, including the EARTH, orbiting around and gravitationally bound by the sun. It includes eight planets, one minor planet, and 34 natural satellites, more than 1,000 observed comets, and thousands of lesser bodies known as MINOR PLANETS (asteroids) and METEOROIDS. (From Academic American Encyclopedia, 1983)
Entry Term(s)
Satellites, Natural
Sun
Previous Indexing
Astronomy (1966-1990)
Extraterrestrial Environment (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/02/12
Revision Date
2016/06/17

Allowable Qualifiers
Solar System Preferred
Sun Narrower
Satellites, Natural Narrower
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