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    There are many legends/stories surrounding the discovery of Saturn. According to mythology, the Assyrians were the first people to record sightings of Saturn. They spotted Saturn as a bright light and named it the Star of Ninib, in honor of the Assyrian sun god of springtime. Later the Greeks and Romans had their own ideas of this strange wandering planet. The Greeks named it Cronus, ruler of the Titans. The Romans later changed the planet’s name to Saturn. Both cultures identified Saturn as the…

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    Gas Giants Of Saturn

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    sixty-two moons. Some planets have more than one or two moons some have none at all. They also call this planet a “Gas giant”. The other gas giants are Neptune, Uranus, and Jupiter are also gas giants. One of the moons named the “Cassini” accidentally went into Saturn’s orbit. Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, and Uranus are gas giants Jupiter is a kind of blue planet that rains diamonds. Neptune is a very light blue planet Uranus is a red planet but with redder spots on it. Saturn orbits around the…

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    Hst Observation

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    In this lab, the objective is to research astronomical devices through the provided respective links. After choosing one of the devices used to study Astronomy, the researcher must then begin to delve into information about the device and its current location and providers. Through research an understanding is gained, and the researcher is able to better comprehend the capabilities of their decided to device. Once this step is achieved, it is next part of the process to review images produce by…

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    Courage. It is believed that the stability of the 5 rings come from the interaction Adams has with its inner moon Galatea. As I have stated before, Neptune was originally discovered by Galileo. He actually thought the planet was a star next to Jupiter because of the cloudy skies which he looked upon that day. He found the planet by using the Refracting Telescope, which he invented. Then he drew a sketch of what he saw that night. He discovered the blue planet in 1614. Unfortunately men…

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    Review of Literature I. Introduction- History of Ganymede Ganymede is the largest moon of Jupiter and in the entire Solar System. Ganymede is also the only moon to have a magnetosphere, which according to NOAA is the region of space surrounding an astronomical object in which charged particles are controlled by that object's magnetic field. Ganymede was discovered on January 7th, 1610 by Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer that played a huge role in the scientific revolution during the…

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    Since the launch of Cassini in 1997, its images have fascinated people and scientists with their beauty and complexity. For its latest mission, the best choice for Cassini's camera is Jupiter and its orbit. This is because it has been 25 years since a photo of Jupiter like this has been taken so this picture will provide valuable information to exoplanet researchers by showing us how planets with atmospheres look from one billion miles away. One of the reasons why Cassini should take this…

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    The Legend Of Pluto

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    and blossoming architecture; the gods met to decide all that lay beneath the mortals. All of time had Jupiter awaited the birth of his younger brother, Pluto, but then a startling prophecy shook the walls of his palace. Pluto was a scripture interlaced with the somberness of the forgotten; he had been born crying in the womb of Gaea. He never interacted with any of the other gods, and only Jupiter loved him dearly. Due to this harsh beginning, Pluto secluded himself to the earth and hid beneath…

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    it up and made his own, better version. Sailors learned about it and wanted some telescopes because they saw other ships better with it (Biography.com, 2017). Galilei looked up to the sky using his telescope in 1610 and spotted four objects around Jupiter, which turned out to be Jupiter’s moons (History.com, 2018).…

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    Solar System Explanation

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    orbit around the sun once. All of them also rotate, creating days. Some go faster and some go slower, saturn takes 10.7 hours to rotate one time but Mercury takes 58 Earth days. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are the inner planets and really small. Jupiter,…

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    He also thought that beyond the sun was Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, which orbit Earth from a huge distance. He also believed that beyond Saturn was another sphere that had all the stars and spheres orbiting around it. Lastly, the article states, “Muslims Arabs conquered Egypt in 641 CE. Muslims scholars…

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