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The Terrestrial Planets


(Also known as the Rocky Planets or the Inner
Planets)
The Jovian Planets
(Also known as the Gas Giants or the Outer Planets)
Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto
Origin of Name
ym!ol use" to
re#resent #lanet
$istance from
sun (km)
$iameter of
#lanet (km)
Gravity (cm%s
&
)
$ensity (g% cm
')
(ength of or!it
(km)
(ength of ) *+AR
on the #lanet in
+arth $A*
(ength of ) $A*
on the #lanet in
+arth ,O-R
$oes the #lanet
have an
atmos#here.
If so/ what is it
ma"e out of.
0hat kin" of
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weather coul" !e
seen on the
#lanet.
Tem#erature
range ( 12)
3a4or surface
features
(volcanoes/
craters/ etc)
$oes it have a
ring system.
Num!er of moons

Name of the
moons
Other interesting
information
,ow long woul" it
take to travel to
the #lanet from
+arth.
2oul" a human
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survive on the
#lanet.
*our weight on
the surface of that
#lanet in l!s
*our age in
*+AR if you ha"
!een !orn on that
#lanet.
To determine your weight on other planets go to: http://www.eploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/
To determine your age on other planets go to: http://www.eploratorium.edu/ronh/age/