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Flashcards in Jupiter and/or the Galilean Moons Deck (20):
1

Of the following, which planet still has its primary atmosphere?

Jupiter

2

Which moon is the largest in our Solar System?

Ganymede

3

What is the Great Red Spot on Jupiter?

a large persistent anticyclonic storm

4

What type of Planet is Jupiter?

Gas Giant

5

Which planet has the strongest magnetic field?

Jupiter

6

Jupiter’s cloud belts and zones are made primarily of

Ammonia crystals, Sulfur, Mixtures of the two compounds ALL OF THE ABOVE

7

How long is Jupiter's rotational period?

10 hours

8

The moon "Europa" has an outer shell made of what?

water ice

9

Which of the following is NOT a Galilean Moon?

Gaderene

10

What is the rotational period of Jupiter?

9 hours 56 minutes

11

Why can't we land on Jupiter?

The surface is liquid hydrogen

12

How many moons does Jupiter have in total?

67

13

How long is Jupiter's orbital period?

11.9 years

14

Which is TRUE about Jupiter?

Larger mass but lower density than Earth

15

Which Galilean Moon is dominated by impact craters?

Callisto

16

Which Galilean moon would be most likely to host life?

Europa

17

Which Galilean moon is known for its rocky and volcanic surface?

Io

18

What are the 4 moons of Jupiter?

Io, Callisto, Ganymede, Europa

19

On Jupiter, the strongest winds are equatorial westerlies, which have speeds of _______ km/h.

550 km/h

20

How many Jupiters could be placed in the sun?

1000