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Solar System

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Chaz Gillette

on 16 December 2014

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Solar System

Jupiter has 67 known moons.
1. Nepute has sixteen rings.
2. The Voyager 2 is the only known space craft to have visited Neptune.
3. Neptune is 17.15 times the size of Earth.
4. Neptune has 13 confirmed moons.
5. Neptune is the smallest of the ice giants and is sister to Uranus
6. Neptune is about 4.5 billion miles from the sun.
7. If the sun were as tall as a typical front door the Earth would be the size of a nickel and Neptune would be the size of a baseball.
8. Neptune is the third largest planet by mass.
9. Neptune is the eighth planet farthest planet from the sun.
10. Neptune's average teperature is negative 353 degrees fahrenheit.
Jupiter, or
Zeus, is the king of
the gods.
Jupiter's red spot is actually a sun burn (still a storm inside a sunburn).
When Uranus was just forming, another planet-like object crashed into Uranus, causing it to spin on a 98 degree axis, and it's rings are also tilted now.

-Uranus has rings much like Saturn
-Uranus is the 3rd biggest planet and is the 7th farthest away
-It is 1,700,000,000 miles away from the sun
-named after the first roman god
Earth is the only planet known to support life.
The earths mass is 5,972,190,000,000,000
The Equatorial Diameter is 12,756 km

Venus is named after a Roman Goddess of love and beauty. It was known to be the most beautiful and brightest of the planets known to the ancient astronomers.
Venus's symbol found after a Roman Goddess of love and beauty. Venus's symbol was found in the 18Th-20Th century.
67,240,000 miles from the sun
orbits everyday is 116 and 18 hour earth days.
surface area is 177.7 million square miles.
no natural satellite.
The surface of Venus is 462 degrees Celsius.
Venus doesn't have any moons.
Pluto was registered
as a dwarf planet in 2006.
Pluto is the god of the under world.
Pluto is also a cartoon dog.
The sun is so big that about one million Earths could fit inside. The sun is about 4.5 billion years old.
Since the sun is mostly made of Hydrogen it
has burned half of that amount.

Saturn is the 6Th planet away from the sun. It is also the second largest planet besides Jupiter.
Saturn is known for its beautiful rings that was
discovered by Galileo Galilei. They are in groups of seven and comes in 30+ rings.

There is 62 moons and some are called Titan, Rhea, and Enceladus. Saturn turns on its axis every 10 hours and 34 min (the second planet with the shortest day).
Also Saturn orbits the sun in 29.4 Earth days. Saturn is named after the Roman god Saturnus who was known by greeks as Cronus.

This symbol of Saturn is referred as a scythe or a sickle. Because of Saturns Roman god of seed-sowing.
Cronus is the god of Saturn. Uranus and Gaea were the mother and father of Cronus. He lead his sisters and brothers, the Titans, against his father and was king of the god. Cronus also married Titan Rhea (which today are the moons of Saturn).
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun
It is the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury
This planet is discribed as the "Red Planet" because of the iron dioxide on it's surface
It is a terrestrial planet and has thin atmosphere
Mars has two moons called Phobos and Demios
This planet turns on its axis about every 24 hours, 37 minutes, and 22 seeconds
It takes Mars 687 days to orbit the Sun
Many the missions have failed, but the Mars One mission is to create a human settlement on Mars
STORY: A Roman God named Mars, was one the twelve Olimpian Gods. He is known as the God of war. Mars was the son of Jupiter and Juno. The Greek God, named Ares is considered an equal to the Roman God Mars. Every March 23rd, there is a festival held to honor him. He was celbrated by the Romans as the most impotant God beside his father, Jupiter. The Emperor Augutus built the most amazing temple in the Forum to honor the God of War. The symbol of Mars are his bronze armor and spear which represented his role as a protector. The children of Mars are Phobos: God of fear, Demios: God of terror, Harmonia: God of harmony, and Drakon of Thebes.
Astroid Belt
Mercury was a messanger god of Jupiter. He also was the god of storytelling, games, and business.

This is Mercurys symbol. It has horns because scientists say that Mercury looks like a devil.
Here are some facts about Mercury.
Mercury doesnt have any moons.
Mercury is the smallest planet .
Mercury is the closest to the sun.
Mariner 10 has landed on Mercury.
The Messanger has also landed on Mercury.
It is 58 killometers away from the sun.
One day on Mercury is 59 earth days.
Mercury makes a complete orbit around the sun in 88 earth days.
Mercury is a rocky planet, also known as a terrestrial planet. Mercury has a solid, cratered surface.
Neptune was named after the greek god Poseidon.
He is brother to Zeus, Jupiter, and Hades, Pluto.
After they defeated their father Cronos, Saturn, they
split the world into three parts. Zeus controlled the skies, Poseidon controlled the Seas, and Hades controlled the underworld. Poseidon was known for having a temper which he expressed through giant waves and earthquakes. He was said to have looked like a giant bearded man inside of a seashell holding a trident while being pulled by seahorses.
Earth is the biggest terrestrial planet.
It is the 3rd closest to the sun.

The earth was named the earth because
the word eorthe which means ground or soil
it changed to Erthe then to what is now earth
The earth is the densest planet in the solar system
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