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Lab 10Investigating Moons of the Giant Planets1.In Table1,whattrend canyoufind for radius and masswithdistance fromSaturnmoonsMimas, Enceladus, Dione, andRhea?for its________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2.Describe two surface features that Ganymede appears to have in common with theMoona._______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________b.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________3.How are these features similar? Consider the properties of the Moon and Ganymede. Inwhat ways must the origins of the features onGanymede be different?a._______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________b.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________4.Which moon(s) experienced resurfacing? Describe the evidence.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
5.Are there areas of saturation cratering on any of these four moons? Which one(s) and onwhat part?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________6.Rank these moons in order of the one having the highest number of craters on the sideshown to the one having the lowest number

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Term
Fall
Professor
Prof. Ramsey
Tags
Natural satellite, Triton

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