Astronomy Class Notes- Venus, Mars, Asteroids, and Jupiter...

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Astronomy Class NotesVenus, Mars, Asteroids, and JupiterVenusoSurface temperature: 745K or 882 degrees FahrenheitoInclination: 177 degrees- retrogradeoRotation period: 243.01 earth daysoAtmosphere: runaway greenhouse effectVenus is completely covered by sulpheric acid cloudsThe Venusian greenhouse gas is carbon dioxide ( C02)On earth it’s water vaporGula Mons is 1.9 miles high (volcanoes)There are shield volcanoes on VenusMarsoInclination: 240 degreesoDay = 24 hours 37 minutesoSeasons and days are like earthoSurface temp: -190 degrees Fahrenheit to 80 degrees FahrenheitoGiant Shield VolcanoesoCarbon Dioxide iceoBedrock, iron oxide sandThe Tharsis BulgeoLava broke out of the hot spotsoThe shield volcanoes grew huge becauseThe crust didn’t driftThe lava flowoOlympus mons is a volcanoe on mars. It’s as big as North CarolinaoVallis Mariners is a rift water- erosion canyon on mars. It is the greatest valleyo

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Term
Spring
Professor
Tyson
Tags
Planet, Giant Shield Volcanoes, Gula Mons

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