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Unformatted text preview: size object? Sidereal rotational period = -243 Earth days Orbital period = 225 Earth days Solar day = 117 Earth days Understanding Venus Carbon Dioxide emitted by Volcanoes? Venus hotter, so no liquid water oceans, water molecules broken up by sunlight, H lost, where is O? ???? carbon dioxide cant dissolve in oceans Runaway greenhouse make surface hotter than Mercury!...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course AST 301 taught by Professor Harvey during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '07