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    WASP 12b Essay

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    times less reflective than our own moon, which has an albedo of 0.12. WASP-12b orbits a sun like star named WASP-12A, which is about 1400 light years away. The Exoplanet's radius is almost twice the size of Jupiter and has a year of over just one earth day. WASP-12b is categorized as a hot Jupiter. Because it is so close to its parent star, WASP-12b has been stretched into an egg shape and its surface temperature is 2600 degrees Celsius. Astronomers think the planet's low albedo is caused by the…

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    There is several different theories of how the sun and the planets orbit in the universe. The geocentric models such as the Greek Geocentric model portrays the earth in the center of the universe. The heliocentric models such as the Tycho Heliocentric Model displays the sun being more the center of the universe. Greek Geocentric Model In many ancient civilizations such as the Ancient Greeks, the geocentric model was the predominant theory. An observation of this particular model was the stars,…

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    work in balance. Mars may also reveal the kind of person you attract, in other ways than Venus- but more than that, it reveals how we can take what starts as inspiration and turn it into how we act on that. Jupiter In a nutshell- which is difficult for expansive Jupiter, by the way: Jupiter is about how you grow. The financial benefits or detriments you may face, generosity, kindnesses and other things of that nature are all covered here. It also represents certain aspects of law, philosophy,…

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    At this very moment, NASA’S Dawn Spacecraft is closing in on the dwarf planet Ceres, which meeks out its lonely existence out in the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter, that ring slowly spinning beyond the inner planets’ orbits, separating us from the gas giants, the oort cloud, and that vast emptiness beyond. However, Dawn’s approach of Ceres has already been so Chock Full of odd surprises that astronomers are unsure what to make of the dwarf planet. For starters, NASA aired a video last…

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    One painting that really caught my eye is the painting Jupiter and Thetis by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (Getlein, 2016). This painting was inspired from Homer’s Iliad, “The Greek epic of the Trojan War (Getlein, 2016).” Without knowing what it really means you can tell more or less what is happening based off of the artists creativity. From first sight, you can see A man sitting in a throne which depicts royalty. There are two women looking at the man in an almost lustful perspective. There…

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    Titan is the largest moon in the Saturn system and the second largest in the solar system, second to Jupiter 's moon Ganymede. Titan is a very complex world, in fact, scientists believe it is similar to how Earth would have looked in it 's early years. It 's atmosphere is composed of 95% nitrogen and 5% methane. Titan has methane rivers, lakes, and even…

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    Neptune Research Paper

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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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    Three people with three ideas, and a whole bunch of time between them. Beginning with Ptolemy and his claim that the earth was must be the center of the solar system based on basic evidence that the stars in the sky seemed to rotate around the earth. Including the sun that rose in the east and set in the west every day. Theis model of the solar system was widely accepted as fact for over 2,000 years and was later named the geocentric model. Two scientists that came later on changed the world's…

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    Nuclear Sciences, pays tribute to legendary Italian astronomer with the exhibition "The Galilean Month" in the Universum Science Museum. Lectures by scientists and historians, videos, pictures, plays, spaceyards, counting travel NASA Saturn and Jupiter, via live links with people working in that space institution and 3D displays with reference the life and work of Galileo, as well as some of the great puzzles of astronomy…

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    Saturn Research Paper

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    Saturn’s Description: Saturn is known as the “Jewel of our solar system.” It is the second largest planet! (After Jupiter.) Saturn is 75 times larger than Earth, and more than 800 Earths could fit inside of it. Even though Saturn looks solid, Saturn is made of gas, and is known as a “gas giant.” The gas is mostly hydrogen and helium. Saturn is like a ghost. If you landed a rocket on Saturn, it would sink through 60,000 miles of swirling gasses, and you would eventually reach Saturn’s…

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