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Astronomy test 2

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Pluto
Moon Charon
Uranus
Moon Miranda
Neptune
Moon Triton
Neptune
Great Dark Spot
The Moon
synchronous rotation
Mercury
Resonance rotation
Jupiter
Differential rotation
Mercury
Scarps
Jupiter
Great Red Spot
Io Europa Ganymede Callisto
Galilean Moons of Jupiter
Uranus
Tilt of rotation axis of 90 degrees, discovered my William Herschel
Mars
possibly river discovered
Mars
Iron red dust on surface
Mercury
Has no moons
Olympus Mons
shield valcano on Mars, largest mountain in the solar system
Valles Mariners
Enormous Valley along the equator of Mars
Mars
Polar Icecaps
Saturn
most spectacular ring system
rings of saturn
Cassini division
rings of saturn
roche limit
rings of saturn
shepard satellites
uranus and neptune
blue-green color
uranus and neptune
discovered by john couch adams and urbain leverrier
Caloris Basin
large impact crater on mercury
jumbled terrain
protusions on the opposite side on mercury
Venus
sulfuric acid cloud at 50 km
Aprodite Terra
largest highlands on Venus
Isthar Terra
highland on Venus that contains Maxwell montes
Intercraterplains
smoothed surface regions on Mercury possibly from lava flow covering the craters in that region
Venus
very slow retrograde motion
pluto
sometimes closer to the sun than neptune