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Our Solar System

  1. 1. OUR SOLAR SYSTEM<br />Ryan McCombs<br />Central Michigan University<br />
  2. 2. Is the closest star to Earth<br />The Center of our Solar System<br />Is what Everything in our Solar System Orbits<br />100 times the radius of Earth<br /> Composed of-<br /> 70% Hydrogen<br /> 28% Helium<br /> 2% Heavier Elements<br />Light Takes 8 min to reach Earth<br />Our Sun<br />
  3. 3. There are 8 Planets<br />4 Terrestrial Planets<br />4 Jovian Planets<br />There are 5 Dwarf Planets<br />How Many Planets Are There?<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Mercury
  5. 5. Venus
  6. 6. Earth
  7. 7. Mars</li></ul>Terrestrial Planets<br /><ul><li>Small Mass and Size
  8. 8. Close to the Sun
  9. 9. Made of Metal and Rock
  10. 10. Few Moons and No Rings</li></li></ul><li>Radius = 0.38 REarth<br />Made of Metal and Rock<br />Moons= 0<br />Mercury<br />
  11. 11. Radius= 0.95 REarth<br />Made of Metal and Rock<br />Moons =0<br />Venus<br />
  12. 12. Radius= 1 REarth<br />Made of Metal and Rock<br />Moons =1<br />Earth<br />
  13. 13. Radius= 0.53 REarth<br />Made of Metal and Rock<br />Moons =2 (very small)<br />Mars<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Jupiter
  15. 15. Saturn
  16. 16. Uranus
  17. 17. Neptune
  18. 18. Large Mass and Size
  19. 19. Far from the Sun
  20. 20. Made of Hydrogen and Helium
  21. 21. Many Moons and Rings</li></ul>Jovian Planets<br />
  22. 22. Radius= 11.2 REarth<br />Made of Hydrogen and Helium<br />Moons =at least 63<br />Jupiter<br />
  23. 23. Radius= 9.4 REarth<br />Made of Hydrogen and Helium<br />Moons =at least 50<br />Saturn<br />
  24. 24. Uranus<br /><ul><li>Radius= 4.0 REarth
  25. 25. Mostly Hydrogen and Helium
  26. 26. Moons= at least 27</li></li></ul><li>Radius= 3.9 REarth<br />Made of Hydrogen and Helium<br />Moons =at least 13<br />Neptune<br />
  27. 27. Ceres<br />Pluto<br />Haumea<br />Makemake<br />Eris<br />The 5 Dwarf Planets<br /><ul><li>Pluto and Eris are the largest known objects in the Kuiper Belt</li></li></ul><li>Made of Rocks and Metals<br />Orbits the Sun<br />Main Asteroid Belt is between Mars and Jupiter<br />What Are Asteroids?<br />
  28. 28. An Icy Small Solar System body<br />Orbital Periods<br />From a few years to a few thousand<br />There are 3,976 Known Comets<br />What Are Comets?<br />
  29. 29. <ul><li>Bennett, Jeffrey O. The Essential Cosmic Perspective. 5th ed. San Francisco: Addison-Wesley, 2009. Print.
  30. 30. http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-28753_33232---,00.html
  31. 31. Images:
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  46. 46. http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.yourskyscope.com/cart/images/jupiter.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.yourskyscope.com/cart/index.php%3Fmain_page%3Dproduct_info%26products_id%3D8&usg=__zTw87skJdJMqNDn68x9D3tNi2-U=&h=480&w=600&sz=41&hl=en&start=160&sig2=Z6R0Fylt5fFTwaj9gTA-Sg&zoom=1&tbnid=HlxB_SOlzRKwFM:&tbnh=118&tbnw=147&ei=3iSyTOSnPMq7nge2yuShBg&prev=/images%3Fq%3DJupiter%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1440%26bih%3D704%26tbs%3Disch:10%2C2736&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=689&oei=gySyTMb3GMznnQetz4XlBQ&esq=6&page=6&ndsp=34&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:160&tx=45&ty=76&biw=1440&bih=704</li></ul>Reference Page Cont.<br />
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