Study Guide AST 109 Final Spring 20110

1 earths moon 2 venus moon bardot 3 mars moon

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Unformatted text preview: sinuous rilles. ____ is a very long and deep canyon on Mars. 1. Tharsis Bulge 2. Lobate Scarp 3. Phobos 4. Ishtar Terra 5. Valles Marineris The largest satellite orbiting a terrestrial planet is ____. 1. Earth's moon 2. Venus' moon Bardot 3. Mars' moon Phobos The surface of Mars has a reddish color due to the presence of ____. 1. active volcanoes depositing lava across the surface 2. iron oxides in its soil 3. nitrogen in its atmosphere 4. sulfur containing compounds in its soil The surface of Venus is hotter than the surface of Mercury. 1. False 2. True Terrestrial planets are found in the ____ part of the solar system while Jovian planets are found in the ____ part of the solar system. 1. outer, inner 2. inner, inner 3. outer, outer 4. inner, outer Both the outer (Jovian) planets Jupiter and Saturn 1. have liquid metallic hydrogen in their interiors. 2. have rings. 3. have belt and zone circulation. 4. emit more energy than they absorb from the sun. 5. all of the above The excess heat produced by Jupiter beyond that which it gets from the Sun is the result of 1. hot molten lava rising to the surface. 2. nuclear reactions in their liquid metallic hydrogen cores. 3. the planet's continual slow contraction. 4. the large number of meteorite and comet impacts that occur each...
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