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Title: Inner planets


1
Inner Planets
  • Complete Section 2 Study Guide

2
Inner Solar System Orbit
The Path of Orbit
3
Inner Planets
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Terrestrial planets
  • made up of rocks
  • smaller denser than the other planets

4
Mercury
  • Mercury is solid and is covered with craters.
  • Mercury has almost no atmosphere.
  • Mercury is the smallest planet.
  • .055 x Earth
  • -173 to 427 C
  • 70 metal, 30 silicates
  • Mariner 10 Messenger space probes

5
Venus
  • Venus takes 8 months to turn on its axis
    rotates counter-clockwise
  • The surface is rocky and very hot.
  • .815 x size Earth
  • Average temp of 462C
  • The atmosphere (CO2)completely hides the surface
    and traps the heat.
  • 92x greater pressure than Earth (same as deep
    ocean)
  • More than 20 space probes from USA USSR

6
Earth
  • Earth is the fifth largest planet and the third
    from the sun.
  • Composed of Iron Nickel
  • Liquid covers 71 percent of the Earths surface.
  • The Earth has one moon.
  • Atmosphere is primarily nitrogen oxygen
  • 12,756 km in diameter
  • Average temp of 61F or 16C

7
Moon
8
Mars
  • Mars looks red because it has iron oxide (rust)
  • Mars has a thin atmosphere that contains mostly
    carbon dioxide.
  • Mars is .107 x size of Earth
  • Average temp is -86 to 25C
  • 16 space probes

9
Moons of Mars
  • Phobos
  • Deimos

Moons of Mars
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