Guided Tour of the Planets
Final Review Session
All pictures are from Google Image
Jupiter System (Chapter 11)
Rings and Moons
Saturn System (Chapter 12)
Orbital and Physical Properties
Note that these are examples of the kinds of questions you can expect on the
exam, but since we did not cover all the same subjects, some of these questions
will NOT be relevant to the upcoming exam -
E&PS 270.114: A Guided Tour of the Planets EXAM 1a
The Observation of Venus and Mars Over the Months of February to April & The
Observation of the Moon Through the Month of April
May 4, 2017
Guided Tour: The Planets
Materials and Methods
Once each week, I stood outside at the time of night bes
Guided Tour to the Planets
Review Session of Exam 2
Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter
2. The Geocentric Universe
The retrograde motion?
3. The Heliocentric Model of the Solar System
Mission at Saturn
Darrell F. Strobel
Johns Hopkins University
1 May 2014
Cassini - Huygens Mission
Cassini is a joint U.S.-European mission to the Saturn system
with emphasis on its largest satellite. Titan. The mission
A GUIDED TOUR OF THE PLANETS: 270.114
COURSE REVIEW AND SUMMARY
THE GEOCENTRIC UNIVERSE
1.1 For our ancestors the heavens hung low overhead.
1.2 The ancients had a 2D view of space, i. e., the 2D motion of planets and stars
against the sky.
1.3 The ancien
Atmospheric CO2 measured at Mauna Loa, Hawaii.
Source: NOAA Climate Monitoring and Diagnostic Laboratory
Fossil fuel CO2 emissions based on data of Marland and Boden (DOE,
Oak Ridge) and British Petroleum.
Source: Hansen and Sato, PNAS, 98, 14778, 2001.
Reference: mostly from slides used in class, others from noted sources.
Introduction to the Solar System;
Part I: Introduction to the Solar System
How did the planets form?
What are they made o
Statistic Analysis of the Previous Exams
Most questions in this exam are testing your basic background knowledge. There
is NO complicated calculation, math derivation or physical model building. All you need
to do is to remember the physical pr
Planets Midterm #2
Rotation and Revolution
-Orbital Rotation periods v distance from the sun
Keplers 3rd law y= x^3/2
GM= a^3w^2 Orbital Frequency, w=2pi/ P(Period)
Earth- 5.98*10^24 kg Mars: 6.42* 10^23 kg
Venus: 4.87* 10^24 kg Mercury: 3.28 * 10^