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Views of the Solar System       by Calvin J. Hamilton    The Terrestrial Planets      The Jovian Planets
presents a vivid multimedia adventure  unfolding the splendor of the  Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and  more.;...
The Terrestrial PlanetsThe terrestrial planets are the four innermost planets in the solarsystem, Mercury, Venus, Earth an...
Mean Distance of the Terrestrial Planets from the Sun
The Jovian PlanetsJupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are known as the Jovian (Jupiter-like)planets, because they are all...
Mean Distance of the Jovian Planets from the Sun
Presented by: JOSELINE M. SANTOS
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  1. 1. Views of the Solar System by Calvin J. Hamilton The Terrestrial Planets The Jovian Planets
  2. 2. presents a vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more.;Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration;offers enhanced exploration and educational enjoyment of the solar system and beyond;
  3. 3. The Terrestrial PlanetsThe terrestrial planets are the four innermost planets in the solarsystem, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. They are called terrestrial becausethey have a compact, rocky surface like the Earths. Theplanets, Venus, Earth, and Mars have significant atmospheres while Mercuryhas almost none. The following diagram shows the approximate distance ofthe terrestrial planets to the Sun.
  4. 4. Mean Distance of the Terrestrial Planets from the Sun
  5. 5. The Jovian PlanetsJupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are known as the Jovian (Jupiter-like)planets, because they are all gigantic compared with Earth, and they have agaseous nature like Jupiters. The Jovian planets are also referred to as the gasgiants, although some or all of them might have small solid cores. The followingdiagram shows the approximate distance of the Jovian planets to the Sun.
  6. 6. Mean Distance of the Jovian Planets from the Sun
  7. 7. Presented by: JOSELINE M. SANTOS

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