A brief description of the concepts is provided in each box. Many questions utilize charts, diagrams, photographs and data included in the module. In most questions students are expected to reach conclusions based on the figures and data.

Graphic from Module. Click for Larger View. Planetary Science (ATPI)
Inv.#19: Jovian Planets
  • Appearance of Jupiter in a telescope including scaling the size of the Great Red Spot
  • Atmospheric structure including a coriolis effect activity
  • Physical properties comparisons including, density, size and albedo
  • Mass limitation on fusion process
  • Magnetosphere properties
  • Ring system of Saturn analysis of various Voyager images
  • Uranus orbital and rotation axis orientation questions
  • Comparison of terrestrial and jovian planet physical properties
  • Jovian planet satellite surfaces property questions based on Voyager images
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