Where in Solar System - Where in the Solar System 1 2 3 4 5 This object has active plate tectonics and a rich nitrogen\/oxygen atmosphere This is the

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Where in the Solar System? _______________ 1. This object has active plate tectonics and a rich nitrogen/oxygen atmosphere. _______________ 2. This is the home of Valle Marineras and Olympus Mons. It has seasons and polar ice caps. _______________ 3. This planet has a thick CO 2 atmosphere. It is the hottest planet due to a runaway greenhouse effect. _______________ 4. This planet has a magnetic field, no atmosphere and it is heavily cratered. It is the smallest planet in our solar system. _______________ 5. What do the four solar system objects above have in common? _______________ 6. This planet is tilted on its side. There is little detail visible in its atmosphere. _______________ 7. This is the home of the Great Red Spot. It is the largest and most massive planet. _______________ 8. The planet has the most extensive ring system, lowest density, and fastest winds of all the planets. _______________ 9. This planet has an active atmosphere with bright and dark clouds. Like Uranus, it has a highly inclined magnetic field. _______________ 10. What do the four planets above have in common? _______________ 11. This object was recently demoted to a dwarf planet; it has never been visited by a spacecraft. It has an eccentric and inclined orbit.
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  • Spring '08
  • Solar System, Planet, Neptune, Dwarf planet

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