Astronomy Unit Three Topic List 2

  1. What is Ceres?
    First minor planet, discovered on Jan 1, 1801
  2. What is a small solar system body?
    Minor Planet, ResidualĀ planetesimals that failed to merge into a planet or be captured by a larger planet
  3. What are asteroids?
    Objects left over from the formation of the solar system
  4. Hydrostatic Equilibrium
    Spherical Shape
  5. Which planets have trojan asteroids?
    Jupiter, Neptune, Mars, Earth and Uranus
  6. What is NEO?
    Near Earth Objects
  7. Which planets are the gas giants?
    Jupiter and Saturn
  8. Which planet is most similar to the sun?
    Jupiter
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