ASTRO planets

  1. Mercury diameter is
    .4 AU form the sun.
  2. mercury's is made up of what?
    rock and iron
  3. mercury's density is
    5430 kg/m3
  4. mercury's is what planet to the sun
    first planet
  5. mercury's day length is what?
    twice the length of its year.
  6. mercury's sidereal period of revolution is
    88th earth days.
  7. mercury's sideral rotational period is
  8. mercury's solar rotation period is
    176 earth days
  9. mercury's rotates blank around the sun but very blank to rotate
    fast, slow
  10. mercury's atmosphere does what
    goes away and comes back
  11. what is the weather like on mercury's
    hot and very cold.
  12. what is the max temp on mercury's
  13. what is the max coldest on mercury's?
  14. how much time is mercury spent in day and night in six months.
    3months day and 3months night.
  15. what is the surface like on mercury
    heavily rocky and cratered like the moon.
  16. Venus atmosphere was first seen by who
  17. Venus is what of the brightest object
  18. the earth and venus are how close in size
  19. Venus distance from the sun
    .7 AU
  20. Venus rotates which way
  21. Venus rotates every
    243 days
  22. Venus density is
  23. Venus is made up of what?
    rock and iron
  24. Venus atmosphere is made up of what
    carbon dioxide of 95.5%
  25. Venus average temp is what
    800F to 900F
  26. why does it stay hot on Venus?
    the green house gases effect that traps the heat on the surface.
  27. what is made up in the clouds on Venus?
    sulfuric acid
  28. what is Venus's pressure?
    1300 pounds per square inch.
  29. What is Venus highest mountain and height?
    Maxwell mountain 6.5 miles
  30. Venus has what active
  31. Mars is what size next to the earth
    1/2 the size.
  32. Mars diameter is what?
  33. Mars can fit how many of its self in earth
    8 times
  34. Mars is how many AU
  35. what are the terrestrial planets names and what are does it mean?
    earth like planets which have surfaces. mars, earth, Venus, mercury.
  36. Mars axis is tipped by how much
    25 degrees
  37. mare rotates every?
    24hrs and 37mins
  38. Mars density is
  39. why is mars red?
    its mad by iron oxide which makes rust.
  40. mars PSI is what?
  41. what is the major volcanoes name
  42. mt.olympus height is what
    16 miles high.
  43. what is the largest volcano in our solar system.
  44. what is the largest valley on mars called and how large
    valles mariner and 4 to 6 miles deep and as long as distance from CA to NY.
  45. what the temp on Mars
    -220F to 70F
  46. the small amount of pressure on mars has caused the water to what?
    the water boils and evaporates and gets released in the atmosphere.
  47. why would there be no life on mars?
    Mars has no ozone layer which allows UV rays and hydration that kills any organisms.
  48. what is the moons diameter
    2160 miles
  49. Jupiter takes how long to orbit the sun
    12 years
  50. Jupiter's distance from the sun
  51. Jupiter diameter is what
    88,000 miles or 11 times earth
  52. what is the largest planet in the solar system
  53. how man earths with fill up Jupiter
  54. what planets mass is combined and doubled.
    Jupiter mass
  55. what is Jupiter mostly made up of?
  56. what is the density of jupiter
  57. Jupiters composition and density is similar to?
  58. what is the great red spot?
    hurricane on jupiter.
  59. where is the red spot located
    south of the equator
  60. how long is Jupiter rotational period
    9hours and 50 minutes
  61. how many moons does Jupiter have?
    63 and 4 major moons
  62. IO is how big
  63. what are Jupiter 4 majors moon
    IO, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto
  64. IO has what most objects in the solar system
    active volcano
  65. what is the diameter of europa
  66. europa is cover in what?
  67. what is the largest moon in our solar system?
  68. what is ganymede diameter?
    .41 times earth
  69. Ganymede is the same size of what planet
  70. callisto is what diameter
  71. callisto has what type of ice that reflect bright
    clean ice
  72. callisto is the same size as what planet
  73. Saturn is what distance from the sun
  74. what is Saturns diameter
    9.5 earths.
  75. Saturns density
  76. Saturn is how large compared to other planets
    2nd largest
  77. what is Saturn rotation period?
    10 hours 14 mins
  78. how long does it take Saturn to orbit the sun
    30 years
  79. what is Saturn made up of
    hydrogen and helium
  80. what is Saturn rings made up of
    boulders covered in ice.
  81. what is the very most outer layer of satuns rings
  82. what is the dimension of saturns ring of a,b,c and f.
    40,000 wide and 100 meters thick.
  83. saturns ring are not visible when
    every 15 years
  84. what balances saturns rings
    the 2 shepherds satellites
  85. what is a tidal force
    if a moon gets to close to a planet it would be ripped apart.
  86. how many moons does saturn have
    60 moons
  87. what is Saturns moon
  88. titans diameter is what
    .40 of earth.
  89. titan is what size compared to others
    2nd largest
  90. Uranus AU is what
    19.2 from the sun
  91. Uranus diameter is what
  92. Uranus rotational period is what?
  93. sideral period revolution on Uranus is what?
    84 years around the sun
  94. Uranus density is what?
  95. what is jovian planets and what are they
    giant gas planets like jupiter. Uranus, saturn, neptune
  96. Uranus is tipped by how much
    98 degrees
  97. how long is does light and darkness occur on Uranus?
    42years light than 42 dark.
  98. Uranus has how many moons?
    27 and 5 major ones.
  99. what is Uranus largest moon?
  100. what are the names of Uranus moons?
  101. Neptune distance from the sun is what?
    30 AU
  102. Neptune diameter is
    31,704 same as uranus
  103. what is Neptunes rotational period of revolution
    165 years
  104. Neptunes density
  105. Neptune has what kind of spot
    great dark spot which is the size of earth
  106. what is thought to be on Neptune
  107. Neptune moons is called what?
  108. Triton revolves which way?
    clockwise around Neptune.
  109. Tritons diameter is what?
  110. Triton density is what?
  111. triton has what type of geysers
    nitrogen geysers
  112. triton coldest temp was
  113. Pluto is diameter is what
    1450 miles or .18 of earth
  114. Pluto average distance is what
  115. plutos AU variation is what
    30 to 50 AU
  116. plutos rotational period is what?
    6.4 days
  117. pluto rotates which way?
  118. pluto density is what
  119. pluto is tipped how many degrees to our solar orbital plane?
    17 degrees
  120. what is the name of the largest moon on pluto?
  121. what is plutos moons names
    nix, hydra and charon
  122. what is the largest asteriod and diameter?
    1/4 of the our moon. 585 miles. ceres
  123. how many tails does comets have?
  124. Main asteroid belts is between what plantes?
    mars and Jupiter
  125. how many AU is the asteroid belt
  126. how many miles is the asteroids in the belt dispersed?
    millions of miles apart.
  127. where is the Trojan belt
    on Jupiter orbital plane.
  128. how far is the Trojan belt from the sun
    5.2 AU
  129. name of the moons around asteroids
    Ida and dactyl
  130. What is the name of the asteroid that orbit in earths crossing path?
    Apollo asteroids.
  131. what is bodes law?
    if you take zero and 3 and add 4, than divide by 10. gives you all the planets A.U positions from the sun.
  132. famous comet 1995
    comet hale-bopp
  133. 1992 famous comet
    comet swift-tuttle
  134. 1996 famous comet
    comet hyakutake
  135. the most famous comet
    Halley comet
  136. 1994 famous comet
    comet shoemaker-levy9
  137. meteors are what?
    meteoroids are being vaporized in the atmosphere
  138. meteorites are what?
    are remanates of meteoroids that land intact.
  139. what is a meteor?
    rocky and metallic debris that are no more than 10meters across.
  140. what does meteor shows caused by?
    earth passing through debris left behind by comets.
  141. where are the comets located and where do they orbit.
    shorter rational comets are in Kuiper belt and orbit around the sun.
  142. where are the longer rotational comets?
    in the Oort cloud.
  143. what are comets made up of?
  144. what is the name of astriods that are earths crossing?
    Apollo and Icarus.
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