Astronomy Review in Tuesday Class

Astronomy Review in - o Object most like an ice moon Plute o Characterstics of density of planets Terrestrial with large iron rich core Terrestrial

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Astronomy Review in Tuesday Class o Test Details 2:00 Tuesday, 2:00 Wednesday Review Sessions Note on his office door to see where its located Multiple choice, a few true/false 45-50 questions Review online homework Some questions come in two “flavors” Give a feature and tell which planet has it Give a planet and match the feature Largest mountain- Olympus Monz Comparisons o Energy sources for the interior of the Earth Heat left over from formation Natural radioactivity o Coloris Basin- Mercury o Olympus Monz- Mars o Great Dark Spot- Neptune o Valley Marinarus- Mars o Great Red Spot- Jupiter o Aphrodite Terra- Venus
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o Sulfer Volcanoes- Io o Sulfuric Acid Clouds- Venus o Most dense atmosphere in terrestrial- Venus o Hottest of terrestrial planets- Venus o Venus’ atmosphere- carbon dioxide o CO2 is dominant- Mars, Venus o Thick nitrogen atmosphere- Titan o Ice Covered Ocean- Europa o Helium precipitation- Saturn Role it plays: potential energy source
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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.

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Astronomy Review in - o Object most like an ice moon Plute o Characterstics of density of planets Terrestrial with large iron rich core Terrestrial

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