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Named for the goddess of love and beauty, _________ is sometimes called the "Earth's sister", for it is most like the Earth in mass and size of all the planets. Explanation: Venus. Mercury and Venus are the only planets in our solar system that have neither rings nor moons. ________ is sometimes called the "newspaper planet" as it is the most favorably situated of the planets for observation from the Earth. Explanation: Mars. Mars has a thin atmosphere which is composed almost entirely of carbon dioxide (95%). The surface of Mars has many signs that the planet may once have had an abundance of water, which would indicate that at one time it had a much thicker atmospher. Due to the thinness of its atmosphere today, any water on the surface would instantly vaporize.
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Below is a size comparison of the four closest planets. From left to right, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars: Named for the leader of the gods, ___________ is the largest and most massive object in the solar system next to the sun. Explanation: Jupiter. Jupiter has 63 known satellites. Below is an image showing an approximate size comparison of Jupiter and Earth: The unique ring around __________ makes this planet one of the most impressive telescopic objects. Explanation: Saturn. Saturn is the second largest planet. It is named for the god of seed sowing, the father of Jupiter. Saturn has sixty known satellites.
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Galileo first saw the rings of Saturn, but was unable to discern them clearly with his crude telescopes. In 1655, Huygens was able to describe their true form. The rings have the appearance of the brim of a straw hat surrounding the planet at its equatorial plane. Below is an image of Saturn as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in October of 1996: The largest moon of Saturn and one of the largest moons in the solar system, ________ is larger than Mercury and Pluto. Explanation: Titan. Titan has a planet-like atmosphere which is denser than Earth's atmosphere, which has made it very difficult to look at the surface. Recent missions to Titan have revealed that methane in liquid form rains from the skies and even forms stable bodies of liquid on the surface--the only place in the solar system other than Earth where stable bodies of liquid are known to exist. Discovered accidentally on March 13, 1781 by William Herschel, _____________ was studied for several months and found to be a new planet. Explanation: Uranus. Uranus has twenty-seven satellites and is named after the father of Saturn. It is the coldest planet in our solar system. It has an extreme axial tilt of 98 degrees, meaning that while the rest of the planets are closer to an upright position, Uranus is laying on its side.
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Whereas Uranus was discovered quite by accident, ____________ was found as the result of mathematical prediction. Detailed Explanation:
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