Astro 5 Final Study Guide

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Astro 5 Final Study Guide by David Rodriguez Note: The Final is cumulative so you may also want to review the questions on the Midterm Study Guide. This study guide probably covers more things than you will be tested on, but you should be able to answer most of them. Mars Why were canals on Mars believed to be unreasonable even before spacecraft were sent? Where is all the water on Mars? What are the three geologic eras of Mars? What evidence is there of past liquid water on Mars? Mars is believed to have a thicker atmosphere in the past, what happened to it? Mars is believed to once have had liquid water on its surface, what happened to this water? Describe the four main experiments of the Viking lander. What were the results of these experiments? How do we know that the meteorite ALH84001 came from Mars? Name four possible evidences that point to life in ALH84001. The Moons of Jupiter and Saturn What is synchronous rotation? What is tidal heating and what is required for it? What are the four large moons of Jupiter? Io is the most volcanically active place in the solar system, why is this? Why do we believe there are oceans of salty water beneath the surface of Europa?
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ASTR 5 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at UCLA.

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