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One side of the moon always faces Earth because the time it takes the moon to spin on its axis is ___ the time it takes the moon to travel around Earth.
the same as
The table shows information about two of the major moons of Uranus. What is the average distance between Miranda and Uranus?
1.29 × 10^5 km
Dewayne reviews Kepler's laws by making the table shown.
Which label belongs in each cell of the table?
Phobos orbits Mars in 27,553 s at a distance of 9.378 × 106 m. What is the mass of Mars?
6.43 × 10^23 kg
Johannes Kepler is known for which discovery in astronomy?
determining planetary laws of motion
Which best describes how Johannes Kepler developed his laws of planetary motion?
He analyzed data collected by Tycho Brahe.
Which statements describe the relationship of Earth and its moon? Check all that apply.
1) The moon orbits Earth following a nearly circular path.
4) The same face of the moon always points toward Earth.
5) The moon's orbit is the result of the interaction between the moon's inertia and the gravitational force from Earth.
The image shows how Earth orbits the Sun. Points W and X are the same distance from the Sun.
Which conclusion is best supported by the image?
The speed of Earth is the same at W as at X because the force on Earth is the same at W as at X.
The mass of Jupiter is 0.001 solar mass. The orbital period of Jupiter is 11.9 Earth years.
What is the distance between Jupiter and the Sun?
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