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has scarps
mercury
temperature extremes
mercury
caloris basin
mercury
no moons
mercury, venus
thinnest atmosphere
mercury
large iron core, very slow orbit (3-2 resonance)
mercury
some craters, but has extensive smooth plains
mercury
similar to earth in size, mass, and density
venus
highest temp
venus
theory is that surface melts
venus
no mangnetosphere
venus, mars, mercury is weak
retrograde rotation
venus, pluto, uranus
ishar terra and aphrodite terra
venus
evidence of water erosion, dried up river beds, deltas, etc.
mars
2 hemispheres: northern lowlands, southern highlands
mars
2 moons: Phobos and Deimos
mars
fastest rotation
jupiter
great red spot
jupiter
has belts and zones (differential rotation)
jovian planets (jupiter, saturn, neptune, uranus)
galilean moons are part of what planet
jupiter
name 4 galilean moons
io, europa, ganymede, callisto
least dense body
saturn
A, B, C, F rings
saturn
cassini division
saturn
encke gap
saturn
rotaiton axis lies in plane of elliptic
uranus
magnetosphere wobbles
uranus
rings discovered by occulation
uranus
discovered by scientific prediction
neptune
orbit is tilted from plane of elliptic
pluto
triton is moon
neptune
miranda is moon
uranus
fastest winds in solar system
neptune