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Ever wondered if there is life on Mars? Or if Jupiter has five moons? Look no further; here is the category concerning all questions about our solar system and the known planets!
you can have it retrofitted at any garage that services a/c systems for around $200 - $300 Answer The price varies as to the part of country you live in. Call a couple of local garages for estimates/ Retrofitting to the new freon is cheaper than charging with the old freon.
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Generally, large-sized cars like the Crown Victoria (edit: discontinued and Canadian made) are the most reliable and smaller cars like the Focus are unreliable as well as unsafe. (Edit: Focus is safe and very reliable) But if you're going for looks and a decent reliability, go with a mid-size like t…
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Beyond Neptune - and including Pluto - is the Kupier Belt, a mix of icy asteroids and planetoids left over from the formation of the Solar System. Pluto, traditionally the ninth planet, is now thought of as a large member of the Kuiper Belt. Scientists have found a dwarf planet in this belt origin…
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Nobody "discovered" that the Sun was at the centre of the Solar system. Aristarchus of Samos, a greek philosopher and astronomer (310BC-230BC) first presented the theory that the Sun was at the centre of the solar system (heliocentrism) but his ideas were rejected in favour of the theories of Ptole…
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Gain access by removing the roof liner. Check the cables to see if they have seized, replace them if they are. how do i remove the liner
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Answer This could be bad. First, are you doing a lot of caffiene or something else that would 'speed you up'? If so, cut back or eliminate it and see if it helps. It also could be related to anxiety or hypoglycemia (not eating enough). If you can't figure it out, you need to talk to your doctor. …
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As Pluto, a dwarf planet, is no longer counted as a planet, there are now only 8 known planets in our solar system. It remains to be seen if the discovery of extra-solar planets affects how we classify objects within our solar system. Several hundred likely planets have been detected orbiting other…
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Saturn, for one It is said that if you could find an ocean on Earth large enough to accommodate it, Saturn would float. That is, Saturn's average density is less than the density of water. Turns out it's the only planet with an average density less than 1.000, that is, less than the density of …
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The name of our planet is the Earth. The name of our moon is the Moon. The name of our solar system is the Solar System. I capitalize them, because when used as names, they are proper nouns. This also helps us distinguish between the planet Earth and earth (meaning soil), between the Earth's Moon …
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Names of the Planets Mercury - named after the Roman mythological counterpart of Hermes, the Greek god of messengers, commerce, thieves, and sports. Named as such because of the speed at which it revolves around the Sun. Venus - named after the Roman mythological counterpart of Aphrodite, the Greek…
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Mercury and Venus are the only two major planets in our solar system without moons. They are the two planets closer to the Sun than Earth.Two of the five dwarf planets have no known moons : the asteroid Ceres and the Kuiper Belt object Makemake.Neither Mercury nor Venus have any moons.
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The planet that has the longest day is either Venus or Mercury, depending on the definition of "DAY" which is used.
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Minor Planets The term minor planet is still used, but after reclassification in 2006 these are now generally referred to as dwarf planets. Dwarf planets orbit the sun, but are not satellites, that is to say that they do not orbit another planet, since then they would be classified as moons. They a…
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The average distance is about 150 million kilometers (149.6) or 93 million miles (92.9). This is defined as 1 astronomical unit, or AU, and is equal to about 8.2 light-minutes, as light from the Sun takes about 8 minutes to reach Earth. Earth's orbit is actually not perfectly circular so the dista…
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Jupiter is the largest planet in our Solar System As of 2007: XO-3b The planet has a radius of 1.92 times Jupiter, the largest of any known extra-solar planets. TrES-4 Has the largest diameter but is very rarefied so weighs very little.Jupiter. Some say that the Sun makes up 99.9% of the mass i…
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Answer In theory, the gravity of each object in the universe affects every other object in the universe. If you do the math, you will see that the effects can be so small for one object that they vanish, for all intents and purposes, over huge distances. But the combined effect of gravity from ev…
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Difference Between a Planet and a Star A star contains much more mass than a planet, enough that gravitational forces have compressed the matter enough to start a fusion reaction at the nuclear level, radiating the resultant energy out. A planet orbits a star in a regular manner. The sum of a star …
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Answer: The Moon is closer. The Sun is 380 times farther away. The Moon is about 384,400 km (239,000 miles) away from the Earth, The Sun is 149.6 million km (93,000,000 miles) away from the Earth.i dunnoo i think Saturn but dunoo yy :)
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Answer They reflect sunlight - just like the moon. They are just too far away to see the detail (light and dark spots) with the naked eye so it all runs together. If you look through a telescope, you can tell the difference right away.
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It's a group of planets, asteriods, meteors, moons, dwarf planets and a star. The Solar System consists of the Sun and those celestial objects bound to it by gravity: the eight planets and five dwarf planets, their 173 known moons, and billions of small bodies. The small bodies include asteroids…
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Pluto orbits the Sun at a distance of 4.4 to 7.4 billion kilometers (29 to 39 AU). At its closest positions (approximately 8% of its elliptical orbit) it is closer to the Sun than the planet Neptune. This wide spherical expanse of space is called the Kuiper Belt, and contains many objects of asteroi…
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Answers.com is a great source for tons of information. _________________ See link below for a good article.
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The solar system did not form from a nebula at all. Our solar system formed from a rotating cloud of gas and dust, our sun formed at the center and planets formed from the surrounding matter. when our sun became large enough to support nuclear fusion, the solar wind created blew away most of the gas…
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Self-checkout technology was invented by Neldon Johnson, President of International Automated Systems, Inc. but the technology was stolen and he never did receive credit or revenue from his invention. The courts, however, awarded him a sizable settlement in his antitrust lawsuit.
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356790990 miles per hour!one system blows east to west and the other blows west to east.
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Answer All martial arts styles have dangerous movements, and very deadly techniques. Wing Chun, like many styles teach and targeted vital organs while training. The heart, eyes, throat, spine, neck, and groin are commonly attacked. All organs & nerves have targeting potential. Specific exerci…
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heliocentric means that sun is the center of our eight planets.Copernicus, one of the fathers of astronomy thought that everything revolves around the sun.
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counries had to back each other up and there was no backing out . Alliance was so important because if you want to become stonger you must alline to form a stronger connection and to protect you from other countries that try to take you over
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Neptune, discovered in 1846. Wrong now its Gliese d & Gliese e found in 2007ha your BOTH wrong its Gliese g actually
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Not at all. Mars is much colder than Earth but far warmer Uranus or Neptune. It is, however, the coldest of the Inner planets.
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We may not have enough information yet to answer this question, since we don't have substantial geological knowledge of all the planets. According to the current understanding, they were all being formed about the same time. The immense disk of materials that formed around the sun, the accretion dis…
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Nicolas Copernicus He published it at the end of his life to increase the chances of it being accepted.
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Galileo Galilei introduced the concept of the Solar System in the Scientific Revolution.
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Answer Jupiter's moon, Ganymede Titan is the largest of Saturn's moons.
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= Answer = None The following spacecraft have passed the last known body, ie Pluto Pioneer 10 and 11 Voyager 1 and 2 New Horizons will leave the solar system after flying past Pluto in July 2015. The solar system does not really end with Pluto. Besides the planets, there is a thin haze of dust (s…
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The Sun is a star. The Sun is a yellow dwarf, one of the most common types of stars. It is 5000o C at the surface, but he inside is about 15,000,000 degrees. The Sun was formed when a cloud of dust and gas released from a supernova began to clump in the middle. It clumped so hard that the friction f…
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About 2/3 of the way out from the center, along one of the spiral arms. It's probably just as well; we believe that the center of the Milky Way contains a supermassive black hole, and the radiation is probably enough to destroy anything near the core.
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There are eight planets in our solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
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There is no atmosphere in space. As such, there is no air. It is often referred to as empty space or alternately dark matter. There is a good article at the site in the related links.
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The Sun is about 4.57 billion years old, so is the solar system.The age of the Solar System is determined through the radiometric dating of heavy elements such as uranium. Measurement of radioactive decay rates allow us to determine when the elements in the Solar System were formed. The most curren…
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Firstly, the distances in the solar system are so great that nearly all the interactions are between the Sun and the other bodies. These include gravitational attraction, absorption of electromagnetic radiation from the Sun by other bodies, and interaction of those bodies with the solar wind. Jupit…
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There are 8 major planets, and 5 dwarf planets, in our solar system. There are also about a half dozen bodies that may be dwarf planets, though this status has not yet been confirmed. and more than a hundred more that may be considered in the future. Outside of our Solar System, there are billions…
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- It runs thru space and it has system in the word SOLAR SYSTEM
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The most widely accepted scientific explanation for the formation of the Solar System is called the Solar Nebular Model. According to this model, the entire Solar System formed around 4.5 billion years ago from the gravitational collapse of a small fraction of a giant molecular cloud, also known as …
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The main Asteroid Belt in the solar system is located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. It contains many millions of rocky objects and dust particles, and the dwarf planet Ceres (formerly considered simply the largest of the asteroids). However, there are other asteroids that orbit outside th…
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Wilman 1 (or Wil 1) which is orbiting 120,000 light years from the Milky Way.
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The Milky Way galaxy is a spiral shaped disk about 100,000 light year in diameter and between 650 and 1,300 light years thick. It contains around 200 -> 400 billion stars. Our solar system is at the edge of one of the spiral arms. Estimated between 26,000 & 32,000 light years from the center…
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Answer its usually around May Its going to take place on this May 17th,2009
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Answer It's got to be ... Venus, it's so slow
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The geocentric system was the first model of our solar system-dating back to the times of Aristotle and is best know as the Ptolemaic system after the Greek philosopher Ptolemy. This model predicted a earth-centered system hence geocentric and it was the most favorable until about the late 15 hundre…
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Pluto, and it's moon Charon, are bodies known as Dwarf Planets. These objects are small bodies of mostly ice and rock that are believed to be leftovers, so to speak, from the original formation of the planets out of a proto-planetary disk that orbited our sun. The aforementioned bodies are in a cate…
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Neptune consists primarily of 80% hydrogen and 19% helium. In smaller amounts, it also consists of water, methane, ammonia, and other compounds that can form ice in our solar system's temperatures. Neptune is classified as an ice giant planet, mainly made of the ice-forming molecules water, ammoni…
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Friction is a part, but only a part, of the reason asteroids usually "burn up" in the atmosphere.When a meteoroid enters the upper atmosphere of Earth, it is travelling at a very high speed; in the neighborhood of 30,000 MPH. As it enters the atmosphere the air in front of it is compressed. When a g…
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the nebular theory the cloud of dust theory.
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Venus, its day is equivalent to 243 Earth Days. That's the rotation period, or "sidereal day". However the "solar day" on Venus is only about 117 Earth days. If you mean the "solar day" then Mercury has the longest day becauseMercury has a solar day of about 176 Earth days.
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Mercury is the smallest actual planet of the eight comprising the solar system. It is actually smaller (but more massive) than the moons Ganymede and Titan. Mercury has about 5.5% of the mass of Earth. Previously, the dwarf planet Pluto was considered the smallest planet. There are also a number o…
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Below are some numbers I came up with. I would appreciate any input from real professionals in this area. Assumptions: average daily electric power usage of a small house - 19 kWh average daily number of sunshine hours - 5hrs output of a solar panel during sunshine - 190 W (Evergreen ES-190 solar …
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Solar means sun. therefore, solar system-sun system.Sol is the name of our sun; so Solar system is what all the objects orbiting the sun is called.
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That's rather a difficult question. Since we have explored so few planets, we have no way of making a totally accurate statement. It is presumable that the further away from the sun a planet is, the colder. By this logic, it can be said that Sedna is the coldest body in the solar system. However, si…
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Pluto is not a planet so that would be Mercury is 13.72% smaller. Venus is 0.23% smaller. Mars is 9.42% smaller. So that means 3 planets are smaller than Earth.
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About 25,000 light-years from the center.
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No. It is a dwarf planet. Pluto and the Kuiper Belt objects may share structural similarities with asteroids, but the ones we can observe are much larger than Main Belt asteroids. Pluto's Orbit Pluto is usually farther from the Sun than any of the eight planets; however, due to the eccentricity of i…
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There are eight planets in the solar system, plus five dwarf planets.
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In order of proximity to the sun - from nearest to furthest away: Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune The orbit of the "dwarf planet" Pluto takes it closer to the sun than Neptune for a few (Earth) years during its orbit of the sun, but it is normally furthest out.In orde…
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All life as far as we know is liqiud water based so.........
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Venus or Mercury, depending in the type of "day" that you mean. A "day" on Venus is -243.0185 Earth days long. The "minus" means it rotates in a direction opposite the Earth and all the other planets (except Uranus).This "day " is the rotation period, called the "sidereal day".However there's also …
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oxygen system, oceananis system, technology system, land system, ,humane, system
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In theory; Saturn, a gas planet, is light enough to float on a body of water big enough to contain the ringed giant. The rings would not float, but, the main body of Saturn probably would.
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The planets in the solar system are in well-spaced out, stable, roughly circular orbits - they don't come close enough to collide with each other. Asteroids and comets, however, are on more elliptical, unstable orbits that often cross the orbits of the planets, and sometimes planets collide with ast…
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The solar system is a family/group of planets meteors, asteriods and much more groups in space. They are, in order Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Pluto is no longer a planet but classified as a dwarf planet, along with ceres, haumea, makemake and eris. The so…
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If I were you, I wouldn't make it!!! sun tea often has harmful bacteria in it. This bacteria is not fatal, but it can make you sick. The warm temperature of the sun tea creates an ideal environment for this bacteria to flourish. Cold Brewing Instead, try making refrigerator tea (known as cold bre…
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Beli/Surya/Suruj/Rabi/Dinkar etc.
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Because although Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, it does not have an atmosphere. Venus however (which is the hottest planet), has a high carbon dioxide atmosphere so it acts as a blanket trapping in the heat.
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Because that time they only thought of god and nobody else that was the greek time, so the planets are named after a god!!!!! The Romans and Greeks associated planets with certain gods for Astrological purposes. For a long time scientists used Latin in formal writings so kept the names the Romans…
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Some facts about Mercury and the reasons behind them: (*for the element mercury, see the related question) It is the closest planet to the sun and is the smallest planet in the solar system Until recently, humans had only seen one half of Mercury. The Mariner 10 space probe (1974-1975) passed the…
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The theory is that it all started out as a rotating cloud of gas, ice, and dust particles. Then a shock wave (possibly from an exploding star) caused the cloud to start condensing and spinning faster and faster. The cloud started spinning so fast that ice and dust started smashing into each other w…
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Depending on which location your at on Mercury.... But the most extreme temperatures on Mercury range from 427 degrees Celsius (800 degrees Fahrenheit).........
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The person who predicted that would come back was Edmund Halley.
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Nicolaus Copernicus made the first fully predictive mathematical model of a heliocentric system. In the following century, this model was elaborated and expanded by Kepler and supporting observations made using a telescope were presented by Galilei.credit to chacha.com
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The usual answer is Venus.However, this is a more complex question than it appears at first glance. Consider the planet Mercury. Its surface temperature can approach 700 K. However, its average surface temperature is "only" about 450 K (still well above the boiling point of water), and at night tem…
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The planet that is closest to Earth depends on where the other planets are in relation to Earth. Venus can come the closest when it is on the same side of the Sun as the Earth, but Mars can be closest when Venus is on the far side of the Sun and Mars is on the same side of the sun as Earth.
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Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune have rings, but only Saturn's are easily visible from Earth. Compared to Saturn's prominent disk, the rings of other planets are thin, narrow, and ill-defined.
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by studying meteorites, scientists have been able to work out the age of the solar system itself: 4.6 billion years. At that time, a cloud of dust and gas drifted trough space. The cloud become a swirling disc of matter, with a center that became hotter and denser, eventually becoming the Sun. Parti…
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Saturn is the second largest planet. Jupiter is the largest.
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1. Considering that Hinduism lacks a uniting belief system, what makes up the Hindu religion? 2. What are the cultural and societal influences that have made Hinduism vital to the region in which it originated? 3. Explain the desire for liberation from earthly existence. here is the answer: …
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