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Surface of io has these

A

Active volcanoes

1
Q

Moon that may have life

A

Triton

2
Q

Ios heat is due to the gravity of this

A

Jupiters gravity

3
Q

How many Galilean moons are there

A
4
Io
Europa
Gangymede
Castilla
4
Q

Around which planet do the Galilean moons rotate

A

Jupiter

5
Q

Rings are made of

A

Ice and dust

6
Q

Tritan and Pluto are probably both members of this area of the solar system

A

Kuiper belt

7
Q

Plutos moon is called

A

Charon

8
Q

Tristan has had volcanoes on it erupting

A

Snow

9
Q

All of the gas giants have rings around them

A

True

10
Q

Some of saturns rings are kept in their orbits by the gravity of

A

Shepard moons

11
Q

The next satirize that will be ground down into a series of rings will be

A

Io

12
Q

The only planet that has an orbit so tilted it moves into and out of the planes of other planets

A

Pluto

13
Q

Moons (quiz)

A

63
50
27
13

14
Q

Area where comets originate

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Oort Cloud

15
Q

Meteor that strikes earths surface

A

Meteorite

16
Q

Meteor found in space

A

Meteoroid

17
Q

Where are most asteroids found

A

Asteroid belt

18
Q

Tail of a comet points away from sun due to

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Solar wind

19
Q

2 types of meteoroids

A

Iron and nickel

20
Q

ELE

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Extinction level event

21
Q

Asteroids were concerned about

A

Earth crossing

22
Q

Largest moon in solar system

A

Gangdemene

23
Q

Europa probably has life because of

A

Saline

24
Q

Moon of Uranus blown apart and put back together

A

Miranda

25
Q

Mimas

A

Saturn

Death Star

26
Q

Io erupts

A

Sulfur

27
Q

Miranda

A

Uranus

28
Q

Order of saturns rings from inner to outer

A

D
C
B
A

29
Q

Enceladus

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Coated with ice
Saturn
Erupts ice

30
Q

Neptunes moon

A

Tritan

31
Q

Roche limit

A

Limit={2.5}radius

Moon orbits inside of this distance the gravity of the parent planets could tear it apart

32
Q

Why doesn’t Pluto fit? 3

A

1: too small
2: orbit doesn’t fit
3: not Jovian or terrestrial

33
Q

Pluto originated here

A

Kaiser belt

34
Q

2 kinds of comet tails

A

1: dust
2: ion

35
Q

Most comets originate here

A

Kuiper belt

36
Q

As a comet approaches the sun, this develops

A

Hydrogen envelope

37
Q

Aerogel is used to study

A

Comets dust

38
Q

Largest part of planet

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Striae