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					                                        length of
                        min.               year                          surface
             average distance             (Earth              Obliquity temper-
             distance to earth   size -   years/    length of  (tilt of   ature
              to sun  (million diameter    Earth   day (Earth   axis    variations
  names     (1000 km)   km)      (km)     days)   days/hours) degrees)     (°C)                            atmosphere




                                                                                                          photosphere,
Sun/Sol/H                                                      25.38/                                     chromosphere,
elios               0                 1,390,000 n/a            609.12           n/a                  5500 corona

Mercury/                                                                                                  H-He-very thin -
Apollo/                                         0.241/         58.65/                                     blasted off by
Hermes         57,910                     4,878 87.97          1407.5           0°            427/ -183   solar wind

Venus/                                                                                                    96% CO-2; 3%
Aphrodite                                      0.615/                                                     nitrogen; 0.1%
/Ishtar       108,200         42.0      12,104 224.7           243.02/ 5832 178°                      462 water vapor

                                                                                               78% nitrogen,
                                                                                               21% O, 1%
Earth         149,600 n/a               12,756 1/ 365.24 1.0 / 23.93        23.4            15 argon
                                                                                  -87 to -5    95% CO-2; 3%
Mars/                                          1.8807                            OR -123 to N-2; 1.6%
Ares          227,940         78.3       6,794 /686.98   1.026/ 24.62 25.2°      17            argon



Jupiter/                                                                                                  90% H, 10%
Zeus          778,330        628.7     142,984         11.86 0.41/ 9.8                 3.08          -148 He, .07% Me


                                               29.46/                                                     97% H, 3% He,
Saturn      1,426,940       1,278.4    120,536 10755.7         0.44/ 10.2              26.7          -178 .05% Me
                                                                                                          83% H, 15%
Uranus      2,870,990       2,721.0     51,118 30685/ 84 0.72/ 17.9                    97.9          -216 He, 2% Me
Neptune/                                       60190/                                                     74% H, 25%
Poseidon    4,497,070       4,359.0     49,528 164.8     0.67/ 19.1                    29.6          -214 He, 1% Me

Pluto/                                                                                                    Me & Nitrogen
Hades       5,913,520       5,750.0       2,320       247.92             6.39         122.5          -233 (perhaps)
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 basic facts/                                             number of        Escape       the nine
 spacecraft                    surface                      known          Velocity   planets solar
    visits      composition gravity (m/s²)   mass (kg)     satellites       (m/s)     system tour

contains more
than 99.8% of
the total mass
of the solar
system; core 92.1%
temp           hydrogen,                                8 planets + 67
15,600,000 C 7.8% helium            274.00     2.00E+30 moons               617700    http://www.nineplanets.org/sol.html
               basaltic &
               anorthositic
               rocks and
Mariner 10     regolith               3.70     3.30E+23              0.0       4300   http://www.nineplanets.org/mercury

1st=Mariner 2 basaltic rock
(more than 20 and altered
so far)         materials             8.87     4.87E+24              0.0      10400   http://www.nineplanets.org/venus.h
                basaltic and
                granitic rock
                and altered
n/a             materials             9.77     5.98E+24              1.0      11180   http://www.nineplanets.org/earth.htm
                basaltic rock
1st=Mariner 4; and altered
several others materials              3.69     6.42E+23              2.0       5000   http://www.nineplanets.org/mars.htm
pioneer 10,
11; voyager 1,                                          63 known (w/
2; ulysses;                                             4 large
galileo orbited                                         Galilean
for 8 years     n/a                  20.87     1.90E+27 moons)                59500   http://www.nineplanets.org/jupiter.h
pioneer 11,
voyager 1&2,
Cassini-
Huygens         n/a                  10.40     5.69E+26 34 + rings            35600   http://www.nineplanets.org/saturn.h

voyager 2       n/a                   8.43     8.69E+25 27 + rings            21300   http://www.nineplanets.org/uranus.h

voyager 2       n/a                  10.71     1.02E+26 8 + rings             23300   http://www.nineplanets.org/neptune
                surface is
                perhaps
                methane ice           0.81     1.31E+22              3.0       1100   http://www.nineplanets.org/pluto.htm
welcome to exploring          solar system #1: the solar
the planets the planets        exploration   system




n/a           n/a                             http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/sun.html
                             http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Sun



                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/mercury/index.htm
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Mercury
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/mercury.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/mercury.htm



                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/venus/index.htm
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Venus
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/venus.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/venus.htm



                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/earth/
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Earth
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/earth.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/earth.htm


                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/mars/
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Mars
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/mars.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/mars.htm




                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/jupiter/index.htm
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Jupiter
                                                http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/jupiter.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/jupiter.htm



                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/saturn/
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Saturn
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/saturn.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/saturn.htm

                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/uranus/index.htm
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Uranus
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/uranus.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/uranus.htm

                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/neptune/
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Neptune
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/neptune.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/neptune.htm


                http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/pluto/
                              http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Pluto
                                               http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/information/pluto.html
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/pluto.htm

				
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