Quiz QuesGon #1
Saturns rings are composed mainly of
Astro 109 Lecture 24:
Jovian Moons and Rings
hydrogen and helium.
ice or icecovered parGcles.
iron and nickel.
Astro 109 Lecture 25:
Minor Bodies Asteroids, Comets,
Pluto, and the Kuiper Belt
locaCons of minor bodies
inferring size from brightness
orbital dynamics: resonances, scaHering
Quiz Ques?on #1
Most of our observa?onal evidence for exoplanets
A. comes directly from pictures of the planets.
B. is based on electromagne?c waves received directly from
C. comes indirectly from
Quiz Ques6on #1
Which of the following is not an observed paFern in our
Astro 109 Lecture 17:
Forma6on of the Solar System
All planets orbit the Sun in the same direc6on
When we toss 40 dice, about how many are expected to land
hole side up?
Astro 109 Lecture 18:
Forma7on of the Solar System
Quiz QuesJon #1
What is the primary reason for the greenhouse eect?
Astro 109 Lecture 19:
Atmospheres The Greenhouse Eect
A. Plant life makes a planets surface look green from a
Quiz Ques8on #1
List the terrestrial planets in order from weakest to strongest
Astro 109 Lecture 20:
Atmospheres Forma8on and Evolu8on,
Earth, Mars, Mercury, Ven
Quiz QuesKon #1
Astro 109 Lecture 21:
Geology on Earth
Based on the ages of rocks and the numbers of craters, we
say that Earths surface is much younger than the Moons.
Why is that so?
A. Earth has be
Quiz QuesHon #1
The only geological process that has altered the surfaces of both
the Moon and Mercury in the geologically recent past is
Astro 109 Lecture 22:
Geology on Terrestrial Planets
Quiz Ques@on #1
Jupiters interior contains a large quan@ty of _, which
can conduct electricity.
Astro 109 Lecture 23:
Jovian Planets and Moons
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