Why does it take Neptune nearly 165 years to revolve
around the sun and Earth's revolution is only 365
days? (think about it.... see p.69 & 70)
Neptune rotates fast, so therefore it revolves
around the sun slowly.
Neptune is a gas giant and Earth is a
Neptune is much farther away from the sun
and has a much larger orbit.
None of the above
What do all the planets in our solar system have in
they all have the same mass (how much matter)
they all have the same shape
they all have the same atmosphere (gasses etc)
they are all made of the same materials or
Although Earth is the largest of the inner terrestrial
planets, which other planet is similar in size?
(look on p. 69 & 70)
The spinning of a planet, moon, or sun around (on)
its axis is called: (look in journal)
One orbit of an object around another object in space
like Earth orbiting the sun is called:
any of the above. The terms are interchangeable.
Which planet has the greatest number of known
moons? (look at journal p.70)
Which outer planet (gas giant) is famous for it's rings?
A space probe is used to carry equipment and gather
data in places or situations that a crew, or humans
cannot go. Which of the following would be the BEST
use of a space probe?
On a space station
In the ocean