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Jupiter
largest Jovian planet
Saturn
second largest Jovian planet
Uranus
third largest Jovian planet
Neptune
smallest Jovian planet
Pluto
second largest Dwarf planet
Ceres
smallest Dwarf planet
Sedna
third largest Dwarf planet
Eris
largest Dwarf planet
Mercury
smallest Terrestrial planet
Venus
second largest Terrestrial planet
Earth
largest Terrestrial planet
Mars
third largest Terrestrial planet
Ganymede
Jupiter Largest moon in solar system
Titan
Saturn substantial methane atmosphere second largest moon
Callisto
Jupiter Valhalla crater basin frozen shockwaves
Io
Jupiter current volcanic activity, endlessly turning itself out
Europa
Jupiter smooth ice crust liquid ice ocean
Triton
Neptune 6 day retrograde orbit, coldest surface of the solar system
Charon
Pluto largest in relation to its planet synchronized
Mimas
Saturn Has crater almost ¼ it size; causes Cassini Division
Nereid
Neptune Most eccentric orbit of moons in solar system
Phobos
Mars 8 hour orbit (month name = "fear"
Deimos
Mars, 30 hour orbit, name="panic"
blue green planet, possibly suffered a collision
Uranus
Terrestrial planets
Mars Venus Earth Mercury
Jovian planets with rings
all
Lead would melt, no moons
Mercury and Venus
Planets unknown to ancient man, blue from the methane
Uranus and Neptune
spins are retrograde
Venus and Uranus
Have spins that are retrograde
all Jovian planets
Jovian planets with atmospheric banding, they radiate more energy than they receive from the sun
Jupiter and Saturn and Neptune
carbon dioxide atmosphere, we have landed there, volcanic features
Mars and Venus
asteroid composition
iron and rock
comet composition
ice
meteor
anything interacting with the Earth's surface
meteor
in space
meteorite
found
meteoroid
falling or striking
number of Pluto moons
three
remnants of solar system formation
asteroids, meteors, comets
Mercury
no atmosphere, large iron-core, hot enough to melt lead and tin
Venus
cold, bright light from clouds, carbon dioxide gasses, extreme atmospheric pressure
Mars
red color, rocky, white polar caps, once had water
Percival Lowell
believed canals on Mars were man-made
Two moons of Mars
Deimos and Phobos
Jupiter
king of planets, 4 moons, Great Red Spot
ammonia gases, not solid, ever changing
Jupiter's surface
11 Earths would circle this planet
Jupiter's size
Jupiters moons
60 moons
Saturn's moons
50 plus
Mercury MSD
176 d
Venus MSD
117 d
Earth MSD
24 h
Mars MSD
24h39m
Jupiter MSD
9.92h
Saturn MSD
10.40h
Uranus MSD
17.2h
Neptune MSD
16.11h