9:22:09 Introduction to the Solar System

9:22:09 Introduction to the Solar System - Solid surface...

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Introduction to the Solar System 22/09/2009 07:36:00 Contents of the Solar System Sun 9 Planets Moons  Asteroids o Rocky mini planets o Mostly in orbit between Mars and Jupiter Comets o Icy o Spend most of time at fringes of Solar System Dust (   meteorites) The orbits of the planets Planets all go around Sun in same direction Terrestrial Planets Smaller size and mass High density Mostly made of rock and metal
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Unformatted text preview: Solid surface Few moons and no rings Closer to the Sun (closer together), with warmer surfaces Jovian Planets Larger size and mass Lower density Made mostly of hydrogen, helium, and hydrogen compounds No solid surface Rings and many moons Farther from the Sun (farther apart), with cool temps at cloud tops 22/09/2009 07:36:00 22/09/2009 07:36:00...
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