Jovian-Terrestrial - Atmosphere = majority of radius Fewer,...

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Terrestrials Jovians Low mass High mass Smaller radius Larger radius Closer to Sun Further from Sun More closely-spaced orbits More widely-spaced orbits Higher density Lower density Rocky Primarily Hydrogen and Helium Atmosphere = small fraction of radius
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Unformatted text preview: Atmosphere = majority of radius Fewer, or no moons Many moons No rings Rings Weaker planetary magnetic ±elds Stronger planetary magnetic ±elds Slower Rotation Faster Rotation...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2009 for the course ASTR 100Lxg taught by Professor Dappen during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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