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    The term planet is originated from the ancient Greek word planetes which translates to wanderer. This is a fitting characterisation as the planets in our Solar System and others “wander” or orbit around central point - a star. A planet is a celestial body which moves in an elliptical orbit around a star. Our Solar System which is located in the outer arms of the spiral galaxy, the Milky Way, has a unique and diverse composition. The Solar System consists of our star, the Sun, eight planets, and the

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    gravitational pull, thus attracting more matter growing larger. The third process, gravitational collapse occurred when gas from the nebula accumulated quickly. The frost line also contributed to the differences between Terrestrial and Jovian planets. The frost line is the line where the distance

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    atmospheres of Jovian planets and the atmospheres of terrestrial planets similar because they are all part of the same primordial solar nebula. Another similarity is that, they both move around the Sun at an angle orbit with changing eccentricities. Despite the fact, the Jovian and terrestrial planets differ in structure, they both have a solid core which in turn makes the cores of the terrestrial planets are larger than the cores of the Jovian planets. The textbook defines Jovian planets as the Jupiter-like

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    The atmospheric make-up of the four Jovian planets such as Neptune, Jupiter, Uranus, and Saturn differ in that the atmospheres are generally storm filled and colder with the longer distance from the Sun. Where as the Terrestrial planets of Earth, Mars, Venus, & Mercury closeness to the sun allow for a more thin warm, hot to Frozen surface atmospheres. Clouds of the Jovian planets always occur at about the same temperatures. Like the ammonia clouds that are found, both Jupiter and Saturn form at 150

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    There are two groups that the planets can be categorized into, which are the Terrestrial Planet and the Jovian planets. There are 8 major plants revolving around the Sun. The names of the planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The planets revolve counterclockwise around the sun except for Venus and Uranus. The First four plants closest to the Sun are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars (Terrestrial planets). The last four planets farthest from the Sun are Jupiter

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    Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune collectively make up the group known as the Jovian planets. The general structure of these planets are the opposite of the terrestrial planets. The Jovian planets have a small and dense core surrounded by huge layers of gas rather than having thin atmospheres around large and rocky bodies. These planets are made up almost entirely of hydrogen and helium and do not have solid surfaces. All four Jovian planets are surrounded by a set of rings. These rings consist of rock, ice

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    as the ice line, is a point in our solar system somewhere between Mars and Jupiter which separates the regions for formation of the high-density Terrestrial planets from the low-density Jovian planets. This line refers to the kind of matter that can condense in a particular region depending on the temperature of gas there. The closer a planet is to the sun, the hotter the temperature, meaning that compounds with high-melting points such as metal oxides and pure metals, which are very dense, are the

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    Comparing Two Planetss

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    So, there are two groups of planets; the inner planets and the outer planets. They have a lot of differents like atmosphere, weight, size and more. although the inner and outer planets have a lot in common like what they revolve, the solar system they are in and more. With eight planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) there is a lot of information. With these many planets there are a lot of similarities, that all the planets have. One thing all they plant have is

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    Earth Bound Telescopes

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    even closer to other matter – whether that be planets, stars, comets, asteroids, etc. The textbook also notes radial velocity and how the gravitational pull of a planet results in the star wobbling. “If the wobble happens to occur along our line of sight to the star, then we see small fluctuations in the star’s radial velocity, which can be measured using the Doppler effect” (Chaisson & McMillan, 2014, p 371) allowing us to estimate the mass of the planet (Chaisson & McMillan, 2014, p 371). I found

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    Final Examination In our solar system we see many characteristics be brought out by the sun and the planets. Five of the main properties that will be discussed are geology, chemical composition of the interior and atmosphere, interior structure, orbital time.speed, and distance from the Sun, and comparative planetology. Planetary geology is the study of the structure, composition, processes, and origin of major and minor planetary bodies in our solar system. The goal is to understand the origin

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