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Lab #8 Deisy Saucedo Aims Community College June 26, 2020 PRE-LAB QUESTIONS 1. What is the biggest planet in our Solar System? a. Sun b. Saturn
c. Mercury d. Jupiter 2. What planet has the shortest day in our Solar System?
3. Which of the following is not considered a Solar System object?
4. The Sun accounts for over 99% of the mass of our Solar System.
5. What planet has the longest orbital period? a. Mercury b. Earth c. Uranus d. Neptune
EXERCISE 1: Modeling the solar system Data Sheet Table 2. String Distance Measurement5 Measurement String Distance (m) String Distance (cm) Length of String (Distance to Neptune) 5 500
Distance to Uranus 3.33 333 Distance to Saturn 1.665 166.5 Distance to Jupiter 0.8325 83.25 Distance to Mars 0.2775 27.75 Distance to Earth 0.185 18.5 Distance to Venus 0.12 12 Distance to Mercury 0.06 6 Table 3. Diameter and Radius of the Solar System Planets Planet Diameter (km) Radius (km) Mercury 4,879.00 2,439.5 Venus 12,104.0 6,052.0 Earth 12,756.0 6,378.0 Mars 6,792.00 3396.0 Jupiter 142,984 71,492 Saturn 120,536 60,268 Uranus 51,118.0 25,559 Neptune 49,528.0 24,764 Exercise 1 Post-Lab Questions

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