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The sun of the Sol system.

The Terran Solar System is the birthplace of humanity, as it holds Earth. It contains eight other planets.

The system is most commonly named 'Sol', from the Latin word for the 'Sun', the common name for the star which supports the system's population of Humans and other plant and animal life. The planets are gas giants in its outer rings, and solid worlds in its inner rings. The inner planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, and the outer planets are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.