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    Uranus Research Papers

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    billion miles [51]). Up until recently, our ability to observe it from afar was near non-existent. This icy gas giant experiences periods of day and night which last for 42 Earth years due to its 110 degrees axis tilt [14]. Uranus is not as stormy as Jupiter or Saturn, but within the 'Spring' section of the plant, where both cold and warm air meet, storms systems are active [25]. Uranus' atmosphere is mostly composed of 82.5% Hydrogen 15.2% Helium And 2.3% Methane [7]. This elements are the…

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    To me, astronomy is the study of the universe and everything in it. This includes the planets, moons, stars, comets, etc. The major difference found between Muggle astronomy and Wizarding astronomy is that the Muggle world has "laws" that explain what they see in the universe. The study of these laws of the universe in the Muggle world is called "physics". Although these laws do explain a vast majority of what the Muggles see on Earth and in the universe, it may not hold true in the Wizarding…

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    Voyager 1

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    Origins The Voyager program began in the 1965 with Gary Flandro’s discovery of a rare planetary alignment of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune that would occur in 1977. This alignment occurs only once every 175 years. The Grand Tour as the program was called had launch windows between 1976 and 1980. The original idea of the Grand Tour was to send four probes to ultimately visit every planet in our outer solar system. In 1971 funding for the Grand Tour program was canceled in the 1973 NASA…

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    Between 1300’s and 1700’s was the time of the Renaissance. During this time, astronomy blew up with discoveries. There were multiple advanced astronomers; two astronomers who made an enormous influence on the Copernican theory were Galileo Galilei and Johannes Kepler. Although the Copernican theory was established by Nicolaus Copernicus, it was Kepler and Galileo who greatly impacted it. Without the help of Galileo Galilei and Johannes Kepler, the Copernican theory would not have been proven and…

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    Galileo Research Paper

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    From what Nola Taylor Redd wrote is that, “He is perhaps most known for his discovery of the four most massive moons of Jupiter: Io, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto(Nola Taylor Redd).” What the Writer is saying is that the four biggest moons of Jupiter were discovered by Galileo. Now the moons are called Galilean moons after the person who discovered them. Also from the same writer Nola Taylor Redd, “He was the first to see craters on…

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    Research Paper On Neptune

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    Neptune is one of the four large planets in our Solar System known as Gas Giants. It is the eighth planet in order from the Sun, and was seen through a telescope for the first time on the 23rd of September 1846. Keeping to the traditional naming system used for all the previous planets, Neptune was given its name based on the Roman god of the sea, in reference to Greek and Roman mythology. General Information: Neptune has a vivid blue colouration to its layer of cloud cover. Higher…

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    Basin, Borealis Basin, Valles Marineris. For long, it was thought there was water on Mars because we could see what looked like canals. Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos, which are irregular (not spherical) Jupiter 5th planet from the Sun Named after the Roman God of Thunder Jupiter is the biggest planet of the Solar Sytem, and makes up 90% of the mass of it (Sun excluded) It is a Gas Giant It is the fourth brightest item in the sky (after Venus) Its atmosphere is composed mainly of…

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    Inner Planets

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    Jupiter is the largest planet, it’s volume is so large that it’s able to fit more than 1,000 earths.Because of Jupiter's large mass, it has 67 moons. All of its moons are denser than Jupiter because they are rocky like the terrestrial planets. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system, both in mass and density. Like most of the gas…

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    Earth’s, which makes it difficult to hold liquid water on Mar’s surface. Furthermore, Jupiter has 66 moons, which are pretty small. Of the 66 moons there are four large moons, known as the Galilean moons. Which scientists are intrigued by because they may have environments that can support life. Lo, Ganymede, and Europa are all in a resonant orbit with one another. For every one orbit that Ganymede makes around Jupiter, Lo makes four, and Europa makes two. As a result of this kind of orbit it…

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    Saturn Research Paper

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    there are layers of cold hydrogen and sulfur ice mixtures. On Saturn’s North Pole there is a mysterious hexagonal-shaped area with a ‘jet-stream” (see figure 3). Then on the south pole there seems to be a hurricane-like storm. This is similar to Jupiter in the fact that they both have oval-shaped storms. Saturn doesn’t only have its famous rings around it, it also has approximately 62 moons. There are 53 known moons and 9 still waiting to be confirmed. Some of the common moons are Titan,…

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