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Unformatted text preview: o Object most like an ice moon- Plute o Characterstics of density of planets??? Terrestrial with large iron rich core Terrestrial with smaller iron rich core Ice Moons Gas Giants o Both Mercury and Earth have density over 5,000 Different? • Earth is hot iron rich core • Mercury’s is cool • Smaller objects cool faster, Earth is the bigger planet o Denser- Jupiter or Earth? Earth, made of denser material o White dwarf stars are remnants of things like our sun Almost literally diamonds in the sky o Great Red Spot- Vortex, Hurricane, Storm on Jupiter o Great Dark Spot- same type of thing on Neptune o Know discoverers for Uranus, Neptune, Pluto o No dwarf planets o If you are trying to memorize density 5,000 or greater- Earth, Mercury, Venus 3,000-4,000- Mars, Moon Don’t need to know specifics for each planet...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PHY 1455 taught by Professor Dwightrussel during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.
- Spring '08