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Science Unit 1

planets and stuff

which moon has oceans and rivers of not water, but liquid methane titain
what is Jupiter's great red spot. a big storm
characteristics of outer planets rocky small warm
characteristics of outer planets gas planets have rings
where is the asteroid belt located. between mars and Jupiter
why are craters on the moon preserved after millions of years. there is no weather, plate tectonics, etc. on the moon to mess up the craters
how was the moon formed A collision of some mars sized rock with the earth created the moon
where is the kuiper belt located outside of Neptune's orbit
how is Venus different from earth Venus has a greater green house effect
how is Venus similar to earth neither is a gas planet both have similar size and mass both have atmospheres have similar tilts
Kepler's law of equal areas a planet moves faster when it's closer to the sun and slower when its further. but even though speed changes, the area between the two movements is the same
the term given to the moon's position when it's further from the earth. apogee
the term given when the earth's position in orbit is furthest from sun. aphelion
the term given when the earth's position in orbit is closest from sun. perihelion
what is the shape of the earth's orbit around the sun ellipse
what causes seasons if earth is tilted towards sun in any hemisphere it's summer in that hemisphere
Created by: yoshiblueegg