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"LMS Ch 28 Review

"LMS Ch 28 Review Questions

a feature of the lunar surface craters
a meteoroid that survives Earth’s atmosphere to hit its surface meteor
the shape if the moon’s orbit around Earth ellipse
a small orbiting body of rock, ice, and cosmic dust that has ion and dust tails comet
a small moon of Mars Phobos
a layer of the moon crust
the flat region beyond Neptune’s orbit that contains many short-period comets Kuiper Belt
a small, rocky body that travels through space meteoroid
a small object that orbits the sun, whose composition is similar to that of the inner planets asteroid
a bright streak that occurs when a meteoroid burns up in Earth’s atmosphere meteorite
A spherical region that surrounds the solar system and that contains billions of comets is the Oort cloud.
What are the second and third stages of the moon’s formation? differentiation and meteorite bombardment of the crust
On what moon of Jupiter did an engineer discover volcanoes by studying images from the Voyager spacecraft? Io
Characteristics of Ganymede and Callisto are, respectively, a magnetic field and craters.
Which of the following describe the phases of the moon? new, crescent, quarter, gibbous, and full
What planet has rings that are divided into hundreds of small ringlets, each containing billions of pieces of rock and ice? Saturn
Which of the following best describes Jupiter’s ring? thin with microscopic particles
The forces of inertia and the gravitational pull of the moon on Earth cause tides.
Notable characteristics of Io and Europa are, respectively, craters and a magnetic field.
What happens when the shadow of one celestial body falls on another celestial body? an eclipse
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