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Fastest moving in its orbit (p^2=a^3)
-No volcanoes, tectonics etc.
The most eccentric orbit
Endured a monstrous impact
Hot, thick atmosphere
Almost the twin of Earth in size
Hottest surface in the solar system (900 degrees F)
Brightest Planet in the sky
SO4 acid rain , thick CO2 atmosphere
Roundest in orbit of all planets.
Only place with life (so far as we know)
An atmosphere of n2 and o2
-CO2 is more common
-Plate tectonics, volcanoes
Oceans of liquid water
The densest planet
Famous for stories of life
-Canals on the surface
-War of the worlds
Largest volcanoes in solar system
largest conyon in solar system
Thin CO2 atmosphere
Very dry, but had water anciently
Largest planet in solar system
-2.5 times the mass of all the other planets, moons, etc. combined.
The largest storm (Great Red Spot)
Fastest rotation (9 hours 50 min)
~12 year orbit -> Chinese Symbols
Similar in nature to Jupiter
-But colder which makes the belt zones less pronounced
lowest density-less than water
spectacular set of rings
Faint, seasonal cloud features
rotation axis tipped on its side (98 degrees)
offset magnetic field
More structure in the atmosphere
Great Dark Spot
Fastest, strongest winds
Methane crystal clouds
offset magnetic field again
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