Week 3 Lab
Planetary Motion and Gravity Law
Use the planet simulator at
Place Planet 1 5 times further from the Sun than Planet 2 at e=0.
1. Which planet moves faster and
Before your visit complete the definitions and telescope exercise Questions 1 and 2 below.
Check http:/observatory.onmason.com/observing/ to find available public viewing sessions and
attend the session of your choice. Be sure to visit t
TEST ONE: chapters 1-3
Evidence for water ice
No methane, exists but doesnt last long
Probably microbes, but no idea
Discovery of the martian meteorite found at south pole
Nearby Earth Type Planet
50 light years away