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  • Terrestrial Planets Vs Jovian Planet Essay

    There are many unique contrasts between Jovian and Terrestrial Planets. Firstly, Jovian Planets are visibly bigger than the Terrestrial Planets, which, are notably smaller. The reason, a Jovian Planet is bigger than a terrestrial planet due to its closeness to the sun as well as its chemical composition. Secondly, A Jovian Planet has rings while a Terrestrial Planet has none. A Jovian Planet’s rings have a composition of rock and ice that orbit the sun. However, A Terrestrial Planet does not have any composition that orbits the sun, therefore it does not have any rings. Thirdly, A Jovian Planet has more moons than a Terrestrial Planet. The reason, A Jovian Planet has more moons than a terrestrial planet is due to A Jovian Planet having numerous…

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  • Venus, The First Planet

    “Named for the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is also the only planet that is named for a female.” ("Venus, Second Planet from the Sun, Brightest Planet in Solar System." Space.com. Web. 30 Apr. 2014) Venus has fewer impact craters than any other planet. Also unlike most planets, Venus turns clockwise on its axis, as opposed to counter-clockwise. This is called retrograde rotation. It is said that this is because of their close position to the Sun. Appearing to be a nice golden color,…

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  • Planet X Or Planet Phattie Research

    A planet bigger than any in our solar system may be lurking in the darkness slowly getting close to our solar system again from a 15,000 year journey. Now what might this planet’s name is? Planet X or Planet Phattie which was discovered in 1906 by Percival Lowell in the Lowell observatory in Flagstaff Arizona. But some farther into the past, a mathematician Urban le Verrier in 1846 discovered Neptune since there were irregular patterns in Uranus’s orbit, and scientists think since new little…

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  • Should Pluto Be A Planet?

    opinions, Pluto should be a planet. Scientists have been debating for years whether Pluto should considered a planet and part of our solar system. Pluto should still be a planet regardless of its size, and there are plenty more information to understand why it should be a planet, especially in our solar system. First of all, according to, Discovery Education, “For 80 years, schoolchildren have been taught that the Solar System has nine planets, from innermost Mercury to outermost Pluto. The…

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  • Pluto Planet

    science a planet is a celestial body that is in the orbit of the sun, has a certain mass and has cleared the neighborhood around its orbit. A dwarf planet is also a celestial body that orbits the sun, has a certain mass, but has not cleared the neighborhood around its orbit and is not a satellite. This is what we use to classify planets but we don’t have an actual definition for the word planet. Pluto has been a part of our solar system for a long time now, but the question is Pluto a planet is…

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  • Mercury's Discovery Of The Planet

    recognized that the thing they thought was a star was actually a planet. This planet moved more quickly than all the others.Eventually, In the early 1600s, Mercury was discovered but unfortunately no one knows who discovered the planet but we do know what group of people discovered it. Scientist have studied Mercury's age as well and they believe that mercury is about 4.503 billion years old. Surprisingly only two countries have studied the planet Mercury The Japan Aerospace Exploration…

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  • Is Pluto A Planet

    Is Pluto a planet? This is the question many astronomers are debating. Pluto used to be considered a planet but back in 2006, it was taken of its title and was considered a dwarf planet. Many astronomers believe Pluto is a planet, and many believe it is not. This is a modern day debate for astronomers. Pluto was first discovered in 1930 by Clyde W. Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff Arizona. Pluto is a very, very, very cold planet and is believed to be covered with ice. The…

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  • Mars Red Planet

    Mars otherwise known as the “red planet” because of the iron oxide surface on the planet that gives it a red color coat, is one point five hundred and twenty four astronomical units away from the sun. That’s one hundred and forty one point six million miles from the sun making it the fourth planet from the sun. It can easily be seen from Earth because of its red color. According to Nasa, “Mars is named for the ancient Roman god of war”. The Romans chose the name God Of War because it “resembles…

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  • Pluto: Dwarf Planet

    Pluto We know Pluto as the dwarf planet that had its planetary status revoked. We know it as the distant 9th planet in our solar system. We know it as the planet billions of miles away from the sun. Even though all of these facts about pluto might be right, we do not know so much about this glorious planet. Pluto is a dwarf planet that was discovered at the beginning of the twentieth century. Over the years, there has been much debate over whether or not we should qualify Pluto as a planet,…

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  • Gustav Holst's The Planets

    The Planets is the most successful and arguably the best recognized composition of Gustav Holst. Although Gustav composed some outstanding works after The Planets, none of them achieved recognition of the same level as The Planets. The Planets was composed while Holst was working as a music master. Holst had done some works before The Planets, which he considered as failures and such failures made him desperately think of a genre topic that could be phenomenal for his ideas of composition of…

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