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Log on to the above site and read “Our Solar System”.  Click on the following planets, read the webpage, and then fill in the chart.

 

Mercury

Equatorial Diameter

Mass

Max. Surface Temp. (Day) C

Max. Surface Temp. (Night) C

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venus

Distance from sun

Period of Revolution

Equatorial Diameter

Atmosphere (main component)

Rotation Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth

Equatorial Diameter

Distance from sun

Tilt of Equator to Orbit

Orbit Period

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mars

Equatorial Diameter

Distance from sun max.

Moons

Temperature Range

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jupiter

Equatorial Diameter

Distance from sun max.

Moons

Period of Revolution

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturn

Equatorial Diameter

Distance from sun max.

Moons

Period of Revolution

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uranus

Equatorial Diameter

Distance from sun max.

Moons

Period of Revolution

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neptune

Equatorial Diameter

Distance from sun max.

Moons

Period of Revolution

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pluto

Equatorial Diameter

Distance from sun max.

Moons

Period of Revolution

Rotational Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

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